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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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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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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 ūüĆļ I support KFB through @Patreon like Jessica does. I‚Äôd 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 […]

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Blessed

Wondrous. Ardent. Full. Poets ANTON POOLES MONSTER 36, √ĀNGES CSERH√ĀTI UNREMEMBERED, and SHANE NEILSON NEW BRUNSWICK deliver at their Toronto launch last night.¬†Thanks to the presses¬†Biblioasis,¬†Frog Hollow, Anstruther, host Jim Johnstone, our friends Joseph and Leo at Orbital Arts Gallery¬†and all who held this space dear.¬† knife | fork | book

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Friday

Poets visiting from Vancouver. Totoro. Poet in Store, Mark Truscott. His picks. Jim Johnstone. The Dark Side Studio. Audra’s presence everyday. (Brandy Ryan, not pictured, takes me out for a drink).¬† A young photographer in the market takes a picture of Joseph, Leo and I. Adrian De Leon. Patria Rivera. Shirley Camia. Brilliant readings at […]

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“There is no half-measure / to praise / or grief”

She’s launched. KIRBY THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF¬†Permanent Sleep Press last Saturday Night, with PAUL-DANIEL TORRES CODY CAETANO JIM JOHNSTONE (Host) DON PYLE (Sound) FAN WU & CODY (Dancers) BUY THE BOOK IN STORE at KFB and PERMENENT SLEEP PRESS BOOKSHOP (Parkdale) and ONLINE at shopKFB KIRBY UP NEXT MAY 16TH BIBLIOASIS (WINDSOR) w/ […]

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NEILSON CSERH√ĀTI POOLES

KFB OFFSITE | MONDAY MAY 13TH 7PM TORONTO LAUNCH SHANE NEILSON NEW BRUNSWICK¬†(BIBLIOASIS) √ĀNGES CSERH√ĀTI UNREMEMBERED¬†(FROG HOLLOW) ANTON POOLES MONSTER 36¬†(ANSTRUTHER PRESS) MONDAY, MAY 13TH 7PM Hosted by JIM JOHNSTONE¬† knife | fork | book Offsite at Orbital Arts Gallery 275 Augusta Ave Kensington Market Toronto Access: Storefront gallery. Wheelchair Accessible. No public washrooms. √Āgnes […]

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What delights

‚ÄúWhere is your Self to be found? Always in the deepest enchantment that you have experienced.‚ÄĚ –¬†Hugo von Hofmannsthal “When I laugh from my belly, it’s a good day.” – Kirby People often ask how I got into this poetry gig, or my own inquiry, “What keeps me here?” The simple answer. It delights me. […]

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The joy that is

Saturdays. Poets KLARA DU PLESSIS (EKKE Palimpsest Press) + JIM JOHNSTONE (ed. THE NEXT WAVE: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry Anstruther Press) spend some time pouring over the goods.  knife | fork | book