KFB announces new imprint

 

We’re proud to announce our new k|f|b imprint with the upcoming release of four poetry chapbooks: ELIANNA LEV Sex Made Me, DAVID BRADFORD Call Out,  JEFF KIRBY She’s Having a Doris Day (out Apr 27), and new work by JONATHAN GARFINKEL. 

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Biblioasis hits the 401

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We love Biblioasis. We love everything about Biblioasis. We love what we know of Dan, and what we don’t know. We love your independence. We love your locality, your love of customers. Service. Setting the standard. And, we especially love you publish poetry. Good poetry. Great poetry.

We love you so much, we bent over backwards to have you here. xo

THIS TUESDAY | BIBLIOASIS SHOWCASE

MOLLY PEACOCK THE ANALYST  NOAH WARENESS REAL IS THE WORD THEY USE TO CONTAIN US PATRICIA YOUNG SHORT TAKES ON THE APOPACYLPSE

TUESDAY APRIL 11TH

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at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto

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PATRICIA YOUNG has published eleven collections of poetry and one of short fiction. Her poems have been widely anthologized and translated into Spanish, Mandarin and Romanian. She has received numerous awards for her writing including The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, the B. C. Book Prize, the Pat Lowther Award, and a CBC Literary Prize. She has twice been nominated for the Governor General’s Award for poetry. Her collection of short fiction, Airstream, won the Rooke-Metcalf Award, was shortlisted for the Butler Prize and was named one of the Globe and Mail’s Best Books of the Year.
NOAH WARENESS lives with his friends in the city. He writes by hand.
MOLLY PEACOCK is the author of six previous collections of poetry, including The Second Blush and Cornucopia: New and Selected Poems. Her poems appear in leading literary journals and anthologies internationally. Peacock is Series Editor of The Best Canadian Poetry and a Contributing Editor at the Literary Review of Canada. Author of of the best- selling biography The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72, as well as a memoir, Paradise, Piece by Piece, she also performed a one-woman theatre piece in poems, “The Shimmering Verge.” She lives in Toronto with her husband, Joyce scholar Michael Groden.

Why we’re here

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ERIC SCHMALTZ, ELIANNA LEV, and MIKE LALA highlight our Thursday Night Poets Series last night. knife | fork | book

UP NEXT at KFB: April 11th BIBLIOASIS SHOWCASE  MOLLY PEACOCK | PATRICIA YOUNG | NOAH WARENESSApril 13th THE INCONVENIENTSApril 20th WORDS (ON) PAGESApril 21st  ULRIKKA GERNES | CASSIDY McFADZEANApril 27th CAConrad | Jeff KIRBYApril 28th & 29th | CAConradWorkshops: New Moon (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals 
Photos: KIRBY

 

 

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THIS WEEK | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS

MIKE LALA + ELIANNA LEV + ERIC SCHMALTZ

APRIL 6TH

Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish

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at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto

MIKE LALA is a poet who works with text, recorded sound, and, occasionally, images. His work has appeared in Boston Review, Fence, the Brooklyn Rail, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, the Awl, and Volt, as well as several chapbooks, most recently In the Gun Cabinet (The Atlas Review, 2016) and Twenty-Four Exits (A Closet Drama) (Present Tense Pamphlets, 2016). He holds a BA from Michigan State University and an MFA from New York University, where he was a Veterans Writing Workshop Fellow. He lives in New York. www.mikelala.com
ELIANNA LEV is a writer who lives between Vancouver and Toronto. Her first book, Sex Made Me, is out now. Her second book, Songs I Came To, will be released in 2017.
ERIC SCHMALTZ is a language artist, writer, researcher, and curator. Born in Welland, Ontario he now lives & works in Toronto, Ontario. His work has been featured online and in print across Canada & internationally including Lemon Hound, The Capilano Review, Rampike, CTRL+ALT+DEL, Open Letter, & Poetry is Dead among other places. His visual work has been featured across Canada including Havana Gallery (Vancouver), Rodman Hall (St. Catharines), & Niagara Artists Centre (St. Catharines). Eric is currently a Linda Heather Lamont-Stewart Doctoral Fellow in English Literature at York University. His research focuses on Canadian modern, avant-garde, & experimental poetry.

 

Fresh

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NEW SPRING POETRY from LYNN CROSBIE, KEVIN CONNOLY, LEANNE BETASAMOSAKE SIMPSON, ANANSI, METATRON, JENNIFER LOVEGROVE, STEPHEN CAIN, LEANNE DUNIC, BOOKTHUG, and the last copies of YUSUF SAADI and JULIAN GOBERT, VALLUM Chapbook Series (some signed). Much more to come.

Why we love Spring.  knife | fork | book