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“The exact book I needed:”

HEAR PHIL HALL HERE BEAUTIFUL OUTLAW PRESS LAUNCH w/SPECIAL GUEST MARK GOLDSTEIN 02 MARCH 2021 KFB KFB SELECTS Twelve monthly selections of the latest and best in contemporary poetry selected by knife | fork | book SUBSCRIBE

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The [year]

How? Much has fallen through the cracks. Many titles not given their due. My heart to all poets and publishers who continue to maneuver stay afloat these precarious days. Dreams lessened, deferred or lost. One night, we’re welcoming Alice Notley, the next we’re in lockdown. A cherished space of our own, only now to begin […]

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Tuck[er] Shop

Above and beyond. Smart, incisive mini-reviews by poet AARON TUCKER posted on their Instagram. Thanks, love!

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“Drips with humanity”

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GURI TRIUMPHS!

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REMARKABLE LOR

We wholeheartedly agree. PRATHNA LOR 7, 2 ONLINE SHOP KFB & ART METROPOLE IN STORES TORONTO at knife | fork | book TOWN (Bloordale) PERMANENT SLEEP PRESS BOOKSHOP (Parkdale) MONASTIRAKI (Montreal) BIBLIOASIS (Windsor)

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“They strike the ear as an otherworldly invocation.”

"the energy of [Lor's] lines derives from their lilting rhythm and the proximity of their dream-like, undefined images. They strike the ear as an otherworldly invocation." – Jeremy Luke Hill @thepuritan PRATHNA LOR 7, 2@knifeforkbook @TOWNthestore https://t.co/O5sg6LykHb pic.twitter.com/EgW7jxfcQS — wQr (@whatqueerreadn) May 24, 2019 "Caetano’s PLEASURE DOME POEMS is robust, full of energy and word […]

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The significance of place

Poets. What keeps us here. Poetry. What we serve. Well. Please consider becoming a KFB Member. Thank you.   knife | fork | book Photos: Winter 2018/19 at KFB

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“How we are cared for. // How we are loved.”

KFB | REVIEW HOLCOCENE BEN MEYERSON KELSAY BOOKS, 2018. In Holcocene, Ben Meyerson finds an innovative way to step outside of himself, to look through a window at some of the things that define lyric poetry, and define what it is to be human. The ‘you’ and ‘I’ of his book are robots navigating a post-apocalyptic […]

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“The curve of the sentence.”

KFB | REVIEW SINISTER QUEER AGENDA TRAVIS SHARP ABOVE/GROUND, 2018.     I dream so much f body I run out of small strips of paper In a way I feel like I’ve known Travis Sharp for years. I ingest his new chapbook Sinister Queer Agenda and I sense a deep connection to his words, […]