KFB | FRIDAY MAY 10TH
SHIRLEY CAMIA MERCY TORONTO LAUNCH
w/ ADRIAN DE LEON + PATRIA RIVERA
FRIDAY MAY 10TH
knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto
Doors 6:30 | Poetry 7 No late entry once program begins.
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.
SHIRLEY CAMIA is a Filipina-Canadian poet. She is the author of the award-winning Children Shouldn’t Use Knives (At Bay Press, 2017), The Significance of Moths (Turnstone Press, 2015), and Calliope (Libros Libertad, 2011). Her latest is Mercy (Turnstone Press).
ADRIAN DE LEON is an Abagatan (Southern) Ilokano writer and cultural educator from Baranggay Bagong Tanyag in Manila by way of Scarborough, Ontario. His debut collection is Rouge (Mawenzi House, 2018). He teaches Philippine histories in university classrooms, community events, and martial arts gyms. He lives in Toronto.
PATRIA RIVERA’s first poetry collection, Puti/White (Frontenac House Media, 2005), was shortlisted for the Canadian Trillium Book Award for Poetry. She has also published two other poetry books, The Bride Anthology and BE. Her fourth poetry collection, The Time Between, was released last year by Signature Editions.