Lovefest

The love of poets. The poetry of A. F. Moritz. A grand night. knife | fork | book

The poets: Jessica Joy Hiemstra Shannon Bramer Ben Gallagher James Lindsay Noah Wareness Khashayar Mohammadi Kate Sutherland Jacob McArthur Mooney Conor McDonnell Fan Wu David Seymour A. Light Zachary Torben Robertson Doyali Islam Ben Meyerson Paul Vermeersch A. F. Moritz Kirby
Recording: DAVID SEYMOUR reads On Distinction by A. F. MORITZ which opened the evening.
Photos: KIRBY

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JARED STANLEY

BEN MEYERSON

FRIDAY JUNE 1ST

knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto

Doors 6:30 Poetry 7
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.

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There are many reasons we are celebrating dear friend of the shop A. F. MORITZ this Friday evening. First and foremost, his poetry and the recent launch of his beautifully compiled selected, THE SPARROW (Anansi Poetry).

But there’s another reason it’s a “lovefest.” Al’s geniune enthusiasm, support, commitment, and love for his students and colleagues, fellow poets, he encourages, holds dear.

One recent example is when I flipped over DARREN BIFFORD’s new collection (Brick Books) to see/read Moritz’s careful, thoughtful, generous reading of the work. I had asked Darren about this and he said [to Al] “Keep writing, i might learn something.”

Join us in chorus for this one night only, remarkable occasion.

– Kirby,  knife | fork | book

“take my hand”

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“how gentle is your friend
and kind.”

Vespers. Devotional. Breathtakingly sparse. Elegant. Wondrous. Moving. Rare.          – Kirby

AMANDA JERNIGAN YEARS, MONTHS, AND DAYS (Biblioasis)

Now in store.  knife | fork | book