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knife | fork | book, Canada’s All-Poetry Destination, is looking for a new home. Over the years, we’ve had the privilege to create/co-create and inhabit some beautiful spaces. We’ve proven ourselves very adaptable in each, making things pretty, including our current online presence. We’re in no rush. We aimed to be a steady rudder throughout […]

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Cover 2 Cover

A little over a year ago, KFB made a commitment to create settings to listen/hear a poet’s work in its entirety, whether workshopped as a work-in-progress, or a finished piece. Cover 2 Cover debuts here with a complete reading of poet, AARON TUCKER‘s long poem CATALOGUE D’OISEAUX, published by Book*hug Press, 2021, recorded 30 May […]

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HOA/WAH

This winter, poet HOA NGUYEN returns to FRED WAH with a pair of writing workshops in support of knife | fork | book “Verse, prose, verse-prose: multi-referential yet playful. It is a book of poetics as poem as reality-expanding creative possibility. In a sequence written across books and forty years, MHT is a poetics of […]

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SMITH on DUNCAN + OLSON

THIS SATURDAY 3PM KFB POETRY LAB PRESENTS “Arranged in five chronological sections, theirs was an often recondite correspondence, by turns cryptic or dramatic, essentially small essays on poetics and exchanges of latest works or comments on their reading. The letters are also full of affectionate greetings (‘my dear Dunk’) and humor.”—The Times Literary Supplement “In […]

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The Absence of Zero

LISTENING SERIES | NEW WORKS “Or waking in an empty house valuing solitude” Starting Tuesday February 4, 7:00pm at knife | fork | book and continuing for one evening each of the next three weeks, R. KOLEWE will be reading through The Absence of Zero, a long poem about time, memory, loss, and the continuing mess […]

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The proximity of sky

“THE BEST EVENTS at DesignTO 2020” – NOW MAGAZINE JESSICA HIEMSTRA The Sky is Falling – DesignTO 2020 Visual artist, designer and poet Jessica Hiemstra creates an abstracted paper sky on the ceiling of Canada’s only all-poetry bookstore, Knife Fork Book. Using watercolour paper, thread and washes of hand-made Genzah watercolour paint, Hiemstra’s sky is […]

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Come, bathe in these skies

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“Let there be light

and light appeared.” KFB Poetry Lab & DesignTO present JESSICA HIEMSTRA THE SKY IS FALLING 16-26 JANUARY k | f | b MEZZANINE ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE 180 SHAW STREET Opening Reception 16 JAN 6-8PM There are few people I laugh from my belly with more than Jessica Hiemstra. I’ve always said, “when my belly is here, […]

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Our first 60 days

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