Poets. The heart. The energy. The soul of KFB.
NOW ENTERING OUR 5TH YEAR
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| ˈfəːtʌɪl | : KFB SUBSCRIPTION SERIES of New + Inventive Ideas
| ˈfəːtʌɪl | fertile
• producing many new and inventive ideas: her fertile imagination. [OED]
KFB is intensely interested in the new, new forms, ephemera, shapes, concrete, visual, sound, lexicon, their roots/lineage.
With this quarterly subscription, we’ll package chapbooks, broadsides, essays on poetics, ephemera, vispo, concrete, collections that are certain to challenge and delight.
The first of which contains:
SADIQA DE MEIJER alfabet/alphabet (Palimpsest Press)
CATHERINE VIDLER oleander 7 (The Blasted Tree)
KYLE FLEMMER Purple Rain (The Blasted Tree)
DANI SPINOSA OO: Typewriter Poems (Invisible)
+ new works coming from Ugly Duckling Presse, KFB, and various micro-presses local and abroad.
>>> UPCOMING 2022 KFB | ˈfəːtʌɪl | POETRY FESTIVAL OF NEW & INVENTIVE WORKS
Join KFB SELECTS SUBSCRIPTION SERIES any time of the year for a full year. Twelve monthly selections of the latest and best in contemporary poetry selected by knife | fork | book.
The beauty of the subscription series is you can always opt for an alternate title to the one selected (similar price point) at the shop. This way, you get exactly what you want and continue to supporting knife | fork | book in the process.
KFB SELECTS NOV | DEC | JAN 2020/21: KLARA DU PLESSIS HELL LIGHT FLESH (Palimpsest) KATE SUTHERLAND THE BONES ARE THERE (Book*hug) IAN WILLIAMS WORD PROBLEMS (Coach House).
+++ NEW SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE A FREE COPY of MICHAEL PRIOR’s BURNING PROVINCE (McClelland & Stewart) with their order! [while supplies last]
“KIRBSERV” Let poet/shopkeeper KIRBY pick what they would recommend from the shop, including at least 1 current KFB HOT bestseller, 1 chapbook, and [at least] 2 titles from the thousands of poetry collections we have in stock, topped with some ephemera only to be found at KFB.
NOTE: KIRBSERV CURBSIDE PICKUP IN THE VILLAGE (Church/Alexander). We ship.
More than a “business,” KFB is a passion. A poetry destination. Powered by poets. Embarking on our 5th year!