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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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Returning

First in person poetry outing since 14 March 2020, and a grand re-entry at that, accompanied by poet/friends CONOR McDONNELL + JIM JOHNSTONE attending the beautiful laneway gallery space at THE GREAT ESCAPE BOOKSTORE where a group show of poetry broadsides are on display, extended to the end of this month, featuring work by VICTORIA […]

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Winter dreams

Ushering in the new. JIM JOHNSTONE THE OUROBOROS R. KOLEWE THE WILD FOX SHANE NEILSON WALT ICONIC K F B 2 FEBRUARY 7PM EST Purchase all three at Shop KFB

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Happy 4th

Poets. The heart. The energy. The soul of KFB. NOW ENTERING OUR 5TH YEAR knife | fork | book Poetry. Well-served. Announcing… | ˈfəːtʌɪl | : KFB SUBSCRIPTION SERIES of New + Inventive Ideas | ˈfəːtʌɪl | fertile • producing many new and inventive ideas: her fertile imagination. [OED] Welcome to | ˈfəːtʌɪl | KFB is intensely interested in the new, new forms, ephemera, […]

KFB PRESS

With a passion for simple design and good work, knife | fork | book has been publishing poetry chapbooks since 2017. “Our aim,” says KFB’s publisher Kirby, “is to serve the book,” tending to the beauty of the book in hand. In 2019, KFB launched a second imprint, What Queer Reading [wQr], edited by Fan […]

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KFB SAL/ONline DEBUTS

and we’re back. Darlin’s, in the grand tradition of Stein, Matisse, and Capote, we’ve officially entered our “Salon Phase.” We couldn’t be more chuffed. And to debut with these stunning new ANSTRUTHER PRESS chapbooks, this line-up of poets, made it all the more. Thanks to all who joined SAMUEL STRATHMAN, SÍLE ENGLERT, AYAZ PIRANI, SHANE […]

Welcome to knife | fork | book

Start your new KFB SELECTS Subscription with the latest from the author of the Griffin Poetry Prize Award-winning collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent. “In Letters in a Bruised Cosmos, Liz Howard makes sentences with the elegance and mystery of a sculptor. Howard’s aesthetic mode is a beautiful synthesis of feminist, anti-colonial, and post-structural traditions of […]

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KIRBY “BEDTIME POEMS”

19 |03 MARK STRAND The Buried Melancholy of the Poet from ALMOST INVISIBLE (Knopf, 2012) 20 |03 NORMA COLE Still Today from FATE NEWS (Omnidawn, 2018) 21|03 ROXANNA BENNETT Intake Questionnaire from UNMEANINGABLE (Gordon Hill Press, 2019) Take 2 22|03 CARL PHILLIPS Overheard, Under A Dark Enchantment from PALE COLORS IN A TALL FIELD (FSG, […]

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RRP

JACQUELINE BOURQUE SUE CHENETTE MAUREEN SCOTT HARRIS MAUREEN HYNES KIRBY HOA NGUYEN JOHN REIBETANZ PATRIA RIVERA NORMA ROWEN SHEILA STEWART + TORONTO POET LAUREATE A. F. MORITZ HOSTED by JIM JOHNSTONE ANSTRUTHER PRESS PALIMPSEST PRESS & KFB presents

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“Inspiring generosity”

Inspiring generosity 🌺 I support KFB through @Patreon like Jessica does. I’d love to mail a copy of Climbing Shadows to the next new supporter of the one and only @knifeforkbook https://t.co/sOigJRwF6P — Shannon Bramer (@brokencloudco) June 1, 2019 This is how we do it. What keeps us here. The generous support of those who […]