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.
PAOLA FERRANTE poetry & fiction appears in The Puritan, The Fiddlehead, CV2, Room Magazine & a chapbook with Anstruther Press. WHAT TO WEAR WHEN SURVIVING A LION ATTACK forthcoming Mansfield Press. She is Poetry Editor at Minola Review.
ROBERT FREDERIC KENTER is a visual artist/poet, his stories and hybrids have been published widely in North America: Canada, U.S, England and Australia. He is publisher of IceFloePress. AUDACITY OF FORM is his 3rd chapbook.
KIRBY’searlier chapbooks include Simple Enough, Cock & Soul, Bob’s boy, The world is fucked and sometimes beautiful, and most recently, SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY (knife | fork | book, 2017). They also appear in Matrix Magazine, National Poetry Month.ca, Dusie, Carousel and The Rusty Toque (Pushcart Nominee). Their full-length debut, THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF is newly out from Permanent Sleep Press. Kirby is the owner/publisher of knife | fork | book
Based in Vermont, ELIZABETH HORAN is poetry editor of Anti Heroin Chic (Brooklyn) and co-editor of IceFloePress. Her newest is Bad Mommy /Stay Mommy (Fly on the Wall Press). Self Portrait(about Frida Kahlo) is being published by Cephalo Press (UK/Milan).Just to the Right of the Stove (Poems For Sylvia Path) is forthcoming (Nov 2019) from Hedgehog Poetry Press, London UK.
BOLA OPELEKE’s new chapbook is Skeleton of a Ruined Song (IceFloe Press). He was short listed for the CBC Literary Contest, and has work published widely in Canada, US, UK and elsewhere. He was the January 2019 editor for Burning House Press, UK.
JASON PURCELL is a writer and musician living and working on Treaty 6 territory in Edmonton, Alberta. He is Interviews Editor for Glass Buffalo, Circulation Coordinator for Eighteen Bridges, and is co-editor of Ten Canadian Writers in Context, published by the University of Alberta Press in 2016. His poetry has appeared in CV2, The Malahat Review, PRISM International, Poetry is Dead, Glass Buffalo, and on #YegWords coffee sleeves. Alongside Matthew Stepanic, he is co-founder of Glass Bookshop, Edmonton’s newest bookstore. A Place More Hospitable is his first chapbook. | @jasonvpurcell