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Radiant

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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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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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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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2ND COMING

COLOHAN | KIRBY 8PM KFB | AYP

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SATURDAY MASSES

11AM-6PM MIDNIGHT MASS POP-UP BOOKSALE KILLER. FINDS. GALORE. 8PM MASS CHRIS COLOHAN + KIRBY THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF PERMANENT SLEEP PRESS 2ND PRINTING BASH KNIFE FORK BOOK at ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE 180 SHAW STREET MEZZANINE LEVEL

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SUE GOYETTE

The True Names of Birds. Undone. Outskirts. Ocean. The Brief Reincarnation of a Girl. Penelope. So many readers, poets, students of award-winning poet, SUE GOYETTE endear her with the title “Master of the Metaphor.” I’ve been an admirer for years now, and it’s a grand delight to finally welcome her here at KFB Wednesday night. […]

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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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Under glorious skies

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

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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 […]