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Gold

Three years ago this October, KFB launched HOA NGUYEN’s VIOLET ENERGY INGOTS (Wave, 2016) to a full house spilling onto the street in our brand spanking new digs at Rick’s Cafe, Kensington Market. Hoa laughs, but I’ll always credit her for “putting us on the map.” There were many “larger” “established” places she could have […]

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Barwinized

GARY BARWIN The Virgin Kirby GARY BARWIN For It Is a Pleasure and a Surprise to Breathe: New and Selected Poems Edited by Alessandro Porco (Wolsak & Wynn) OCTOBER 2019 And find Gary in the PREMIERE ISSUE of KFB’s NOT YOUR BEST Edited by ERIC SCHMALTZ

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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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KFB | NATIONAL POETRY MONTH 2019

KFB | NATIONAL POETRY MONTH 2019 FRIDAY APRIL 5TH 7PM AYESHA CHATTERJEE GEORGE ELLIOTT CLARKE CATHERING GRAHAM KIRBY KATHRYN MOCKLER¬†EARTHY ANECDOTES SATURDAY APRIL 6TH 8PM LYNN CROSBIE 10TH ANNIVERSARY LIAR   FRIDAY APRIL 12TH 2-4PM POET-IN-STORE JACOB MCARTHUR MOONEY FRIDAY APRIL 12TH 7PM MARCELLO DI CINTIO PALESTINE IN POETRY¬†   Marcello Di Cintio‚Äôs book Pay […]

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This way >>>

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Book in hand

ELIANNA LEV SEX MADE ME k | f | b OUT OCTOBER 6TH 1st ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND BASH > OCT 6¬†KFB CHAPBOOK LAUNCH¬†¬†DAVID BRADFORD¬†CALL OUT¬†|¬†ELIANNA LEV¬†SEX MADE ME¬† |¬†DALE SMITH¬†SONS 7PM >¬†OCT 7¬† THIS IS ‚ÄėGOOD GOOD‚Äô w/RYAN ECKES¬†SUE LANDERS¬†ALISON LASORDA¬†JIMMY MCINNES¬†LIZ HOWARD¬†JACOB MCARTHUR MOONEY¬†GARY BARWIN¬†HUGH THOMAS¬†R. KOLEWE¬†EMILY ISZAK¬†RASIQRA REVULVA¬†¬†JULIE CAMERON GRAY¬†JAMES G SOUTHCOTT¬†A ZACHARY¬†NORMAN NEMETALLAH¬†+++ […]

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Small, but mighty

We are so pleased (okay, tickled pink) that our good friends at Coach House Books selected knife | fork | book¬†to host poet LISA ROBERTSON for her March 2017 Tour stop in Toronto. We wish we could accommodate all who plan to attend Monday night, and we do have a capacity. Here’s how it will […]

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Get some

“In Jim Nason‘s fifth collection of poetry, Touch Anywhere to Begin (Signature Editions, 2016), poems are set in a physical world where full-throttle desire commingles with love, loss and grief. Although death is ever present ‚ÄĒ death of a father, death of a friend ‚ÄĒ there is a life-affirming/mystical quality at the core of the […]

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Rosily

Rosily I squander myself*  LISA ROBERTSON 3 SUMMERS Our current bestseller from Coach House Books Find it here. knife | fork | book *(Is there any other way?)

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“presences”

“What is left out of these images is the idea of contact, and contact, of the most intimate sort, is what poetry can accomplish. Poems do not endure as objects but as presences. When you read anything worth remembering, you liberate a human voice; you release into the world again a companion spirit. I read […]