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JIM JOHNSTONE & SHANE NEILSON LAUNCH LIVE at KFB WEST Our “poetry month” officially started this past Sunday with these two titans launching their newest, live at KFB WEST. Congrats Jim & Shane, to publishers, Vehicule & Goose Lane, & all braved the cold to celebrate, with special thanks to Emily and Alex at our […]

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“yellow stars and crocuses”

This April, National Poetry Month, knife | fork | book at The Great Escape Book Store [KFB EAST] has collaborated with poet/artist Jessica Hiemstra to welcome the launch of The Thinking Heart: The Etty Drawings (1983-1984) Claire Wilks, printed and bound by Baseline Press for Exile Editions. This will include an installation of broadsides, panels, […]

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TAROT MAXIMUS

“Nguyen’s work is a poetics insistent on fragmentation and rupture as a mode of thinking and being in the world–one where, paradoxically, the very notion of fragmentation is, in itself, a whole. Her poems remind us that meaning, as we understand it, does not have to adhere to standard conventions of syntax–thereby faithfully echoing the […]

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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 🌺 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 […]

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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’s book Pay […]

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This way >>>

View this post on Instagram This way 》》》》》 #allpoetry #allday #allthetime #POETRY #bookshop #toronto #kensingtonmarket A post shared by k | f | b (@knifeforkbook) on Jul 26, 2018 at 10:22am PDT

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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 ‘GOOD GOOD’ 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 […]