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Invite

Dear friends,  You are formally invited to join us at Toronto’s Knife Fork Book (Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street) on March 6, 2020, for a reading by recent Not Your Best contributor Cam Scott––whom Jonathan Ball calls a “Poetry Punk“––alongside award-winning Hamilton writer Benjamin Robinson and Toronto-based writer and community organizer Vannessa Barnier. Readings will commence shortly after 7 pm. The night […]

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“Love letter to poets”

THIS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14 JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s beloved DesignTO Festival installation (and love-letter to poets), The Sky is Falling, is coming down.  Jessica will be on site at Knife Fork Book, Canada’s only ALL POETRY bookstore, 11AM-6PM, removing the watercolour sky, piece by piece. Fragments of the sky will be on sale for $25-$85; Jessica will […]

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Under glorious skies

MARTHA BAILLIE and SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA under JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s radiant skies light the night.

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60 x 60

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Our first 60 days

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This beauteous thing

THIS FRIDAY | KFB FRIDAYS TREVOR ABES AYESHA CHATTERJEE RAYANNE HAINES SHAZIA HAFIZ RAMJI FRIDAY OCTOBER 18TH 7PM SHARP k | f | b MEZZANINE Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street Trevor Abes is an artist from Toronto with a fondness for writing essays and poetry. He was part of the winning ensemble at the 2015 […]

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Good morning

“Toronto’s Fully Accessible All-Poetry Destination.” I’m still sitting with this. A Sandie Shaw song plays on the Kirby jukebox, “and you’re nothing less than brilliant in my eyes.” “I love how you sparkle.” There’s so much I can say here, but you already hear my words as clearly as I’m hearing Sandie’s glorious pop vocals, […]

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The affair

The love in this room. Poets celebrate poet RUTH ROACH PIERSON this Friday past. A grand affair. knife | fork | book

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MillAr

KFB | KFB FRIDAYS JAY MillAr I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You (Anvil Press) w/ R. KOLEWE KATE SUTHERLAND SHANNON BRAMER JENNIFER LOVEGROVE SEASON OPENER FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH DOORS 630 POETRY 7 Jay MillAr is the author of several books, including Timely Irreverence, Mycological Studies, the small blue, esp: accumulation sonnets and Other Poems. […]

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