3rd pull

3rd pull

This would be my 3rd pull:

CHAPBOOKS: SIMONE WHITE Unrest (UDP $15) JAMAAL MAY The Whetting of Teeth (OW! $12) CHRISTINE LECLERC Oilywood ($13) FRANZ WRIGHT Recurring Awakening (Vallum $12) TOUCH THE DONKEY No. 14 ($10) Translating Horses (Baseline anthology $20) RASIQRA REVULVA Cephalopography (words(on)pages $14) Bottlecapsule 1 (Bottlecap anthology $20) CHAD CAMPBELL Euphonia (Anstruther $10) HELEN GURI Here Comes the Waterworks (BookThug $10) A.F.MORITZ The Sentinel (Anansi $20)

Total: $156  CUSTOMER APPRECIATION NIGHT $78

ONE NIGHT ONLY. ONE BIG THANK YOU.

KFB CUSTOMER APPRECIATION NIGHT TUESDAY JULY 18TH 6-9PM

Broadsides & other beauties

 

Poetry broadsides from Anansi, Baseline, Bookthug, Coach House, Cuneiform, SunnyOutside, along with these beautiful pitchers, teapots, vases, and mugs are all for sale at the back of our shop.*  knife | fork | book

*A few exceptions, our ‘Good Sign’ has become a bit of a symbol round here. Inquire.

Deer crossing

 

 

POET PICKS : TERRY ABRAHAMS

terry is a deer living in Toronto. he has an honours BA in literature in english, philosophy, and book & media studies from the University of Toronto (circa 2017). he often makes his own little books and is a quiet member of Nosebleed Club. he was an editor at Hart House Review from 2014 to 2017. he currently reads poetry submissions for Arc Poetry and reviews poetry books for Platypus Press.
Find terry’s new chapbook, OPEN FIELD, and his other lovelies, here.
Photos: KIRBY

Featured Literary Event: Knife|Fork|Book at Monastiraki

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry

Knife|Fork|Book at Monastiraki

Reviewed by Kian Vaziri-Tehrani

On Saturday June 25th, Monastiraki held the Knife|Fork|Book poetry chapbook launch of Jeff Kirby‘s She’s Having a Very Doris Day and Jonathan Garfinkel‘s Bociany (Storks) which featured readings by the two author along with poet David Bradford.

Walking into Monastiraki (for the first time I might add) I was struck by its quaintness and the subtle elegance of what it had on display, with a vintage Conan the Barbarian comic and a How do You Say it in Chinese? guidebook particularly catching my attention. It wasn’t long before a few familiar faces popped up, like fiction writer Guillaume Morrissette and poet Klara du Plessis. But of course, the afternoon belonged to Kirby, Garfinkel, and Bradford, who were making the rounds through the shop, mingling and chatting before their readings.


David Bradford

Kirby first introduced David Bradford, who read a…

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