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Friday’s opus

THIS WEEK | THURSDAY FRIDAY NIGHT POETS ULRIKKA S. GERNES + CASSIDY MCFADZEAN FRIDAY APRIL 21ST Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish knife | fork | book at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto CASSIDY MCFADZEAN is the author of Hacker Packer (McClelland & Stewart 2015), winner of two Saskatchewan Book Awards and shortlisted for […]

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Where the books are

  NORMAN NEHMETALLAH (Coach House Books) and myself were off to visit our moms this weekend (his in Windsor, mine in Toledo), which afforded us the grand occasion to meet up at Norman’s old haunt, Windsor’s independent publishing phenom BIBLIOASIS, an oasis it certainly is. Tina was in full welcome mode, and I stocked up on […]

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Bring it

They did. A packed house. A six-course meal. A wondrous night. Sue, Dilys, Maureen, Sheila, Nancy, Kelley. THE INCONVENIENTS last night at knife | fork | book UP NEXT at KFB: April 20th WORDS (ON) PAGES. April 21st  ULRIKKA GERNES | CASSIDY McFADZEAN. April 27th CAConrad | Jeff KIRBY. April 28th & 29th | CAConradWorkshops: New Moon (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals  Photos: KIRBY

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Bow down, mister

  TONIGHT | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS KELLEY AITKEN | NANCY VIVA DAVIS HALIFAX | MAUREEN HYNES | DILYS LEMAN | SUE MACLEOD | SHEILA STEWART THE INCONVENIENTS APRIL 13TH knife | fork | book at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30  Poetry 7-ish KELLEY AITKEN is a writer and artist. […]

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‘You all came to hear poetry.’

Yes, Noah [Martin], that’s why we’re here.  knife | fork | book Thanks to Dan & Casey at Biblioasis, and there terrific line-up of poets, MOLLY PEACOCK, PATRICIA YOUNG, and NOAH WARENESS for keeping it ‘real.’ Special shout out to David Bradford. Photos: KIRBY

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KFB announces new imprint

  We’re proud to announce our new k|f|b imprint with the upcoming release of four poetry chapbooks: ELIANNA LEV Sex Made Me, DAVID BRADFORD Call Out,  JEFF KIRBY She’s Having a Doris Day (out Apr 27), and new work by JONATHAN GARFINKEL.  knife | fork | book  #poetsmakemewhet  

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Biblioasis hits the 401

We love Biblioasis. We love everything about Biblioasis. We love what we know of Dan, and what we don’t know. We love your independence. We love your locality, your love of customers. Service. Setting the standard. And, we especially love you publish poetry. Good poetry. Great poetry. We love you so much, we bent over backwards […]

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Why we’re here

ERIC SCHMALTZ, ELIANNA LEV, and MIKE LALA highlight our Thursday Night Poets Series last night. knife | fork | book UP NEXT at KFB: April 11th BIBLIOASIS SHOWCASE  MOLLY PEACOCK | PATRICIA YOUNG | NOAH WARENESS. April 13th THE INCONVENIENTS. April 20th WORDS (ON) PAGES. April 21st  ULRIKKA GERNES | CASSIDY McFADZEAN. April 27th CAConrad | Jeff KIRBY. April 28th & 29th | CAConradWorkshops: New Moon […]

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Pretty Ugly

Brooklyn’s UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE arrives. Welcome.  knife | fork | book

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Lala Lev Schmaltz

THIS WEEK | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS MIKE LALA + ELIANNA LEV + ERIC SCHMALTZ APRIL 6TH Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish knife | fork | book at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto MIKE LALA is a poet who works with text, recorded sound, and, occasionally, images. His work has appeared in […]