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Flock

KFB IN STORE SATURDAY SERIES returned yesterday arriving at a quite unexpected theme of the common appearance of birds in poetry. POETS STEVE MCORMAND, MATTHEW TIERNEY, and MARK TRUSCOTT led a flock of hardy, devoted readers who braved the wintry day. I count myself blessed. knife | fork | book (and dear Nasser, a speedy […]

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Jim in store

Drop by. Say "Hi." POET/PUBLISHERJIM JOHNSTONETODAY 2-4PM k | f | b#poweredbypoets pic.twitter.com/nVGreewXPl — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) January 18, 2019 Poet, publisher JIM JOHNSTONE in store TODAY 2-4PM

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The elusive embrace

"This is perhaps the most noble aim of poetry, to attach ourselves to the world around us, to turn desire into love, to embrace, finally what always evades us, what is beyond, but what is always there – the unspoken." — Octavio Paz — Ilya Kaminsky (@ilya_poet) January 16, 2019

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The stage is set

1ST ANNUAL KFB FUCK WINTER WEEK 25JAN – 2FEB SCHEDULE 25 JAN 7PM #KFBFWW OPENING NIGHT FROM VICTORIA BC CHRISTINE WALDE  BRIDE MACHINE (FLASK) W/SPECIAL GUEST POET AARON TUCKER   26 JAN 3PM #KFBFWW FROM MONTREAL CATHERINE LALONDE & OANA AVASILICHIOAEI THE FAERIE DEVOURING  (BOOK*HUG) TORONTO LAUNCH   29 JAN 4PM #KFBFWW KFB CHAPBOOK CLUB W/KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI  READS ALLY FLEMING THE WORST SEASON (ANSTRUTHER)   30 […]

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“Stop, be still, find beauty.”

“Everything is such a rush these days. Everything is imposing. And people are looking for still points. And poetry works to create a still point and reminds people to be reflective.” And with that, Kirby has defined what has been achieved with KFB—it’s a place to stop, be still, and find beauty. – MICHAEL MELGAARD, CANADIAN […]

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TIERNEY TRUSCOTT HUSSAIN MCORMOND

KFB | THIS SATURDAY | 3PM KFB | IN STORE SATURDAY SERIES MATTHEW TIERNEY MARK TRUSCOTT NASSER HUSSAIN STEVE MCORMOND SATURDAY JANUARY 19TH 3PM knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two […]

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200+

200+ poets read at knife| fork | book in 2018 and hundreds more visited. Our heart. Thank you. THE POETS

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“The curve of the sentence.”

KFB | REVIEW SINISTER QUEER AGENDA TRAVIS SHARP ABOVE/GROUND, 2018.     I dream so much f body I run out of small strips of paper In a way I feel like I’ve known Travis Sharp for years. I ingest his new chapbook Sinister Queer Agenda and I sense a deep connection to his words, […]

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“alone in my home, I am drunk again.”

BEGINS ONE WEEK FROM TONIGHT KIRBY READING CAVAFY: THE POET OF LONGING #KFBPoetryLab #poetry #reading #group trans. Keeley/Sherrard pic.twitter.com/ma5FWVe1j7 — KIRBY (@itsakirby) January 9, 2019