Gap Riot Symphony Week Two at Fertile. Gap Riot Press Season 9 Launch on full garden party mode. A complete love fest of poets, poetry. Congrats to Isla McLaughin, Khashayar Mohammadi, Claren Grosz, Sarah Cavar and Guest Curators Kate Siklosi & Dani Spinosa of Gap Riot Press.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Under glorious skies
MARTHA BAILLIE and SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA under JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s radiant skies light the night.
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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 […]
“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, […]
The love in this room. Poets celebrate poet RUTH ROACH PIERSON this Friday past. A grand affair. knife | fork | book