A pleasure to [be]hold

 

 

KFB FEATURED TITLE

TEJU COLE

BLIND SPOT

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Teju Cole was born in the United States in 1975 and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of Every Day Is for the Thief and Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the New York City Book Award, and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His photography has been exhibited in India and the United States. He is Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College.

Heft

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NEW at KFB! Our friends from Vancouver’s ANVIL PRESS weigh in with a heavy roster of greats STUART ROSS, KEVIN SPENST, CATHERINE OWEN, and new books by JOHN CREARY, JON PAUL FIORENTINO, and JAMIE REID. Beautifully designed and textured books, ready to hold.
The first reader to purchase from our ANVIL PRESS shelf will score some terrific swag, including that great ANVIL tote!

 

 

Poet Warrior Princess

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I’m her Poet Warrior Princess (and my pony’s name is Lavender).

What can authors and publishers specifically do to support your bookstore, either locally or from a distance?

It’s cheaper to order online. Cheaper. That’s all. It cheapens us all.

Everyone knows I’m not getting monetarily rich selling poetry. But Toronto is much richer with KFB being here. So, go ahead, be cheap, as we all must once and awhile. But, keep us on your radar and donate, buy poetry, from here. Reap the benefits.

BOOKSTORES WE LOVE: TORONTO; KNIFE | FORK | BOOK An interview with (Jeff) Kirby. LYNNE DESILVA-JOHNSON, The Operating System, Brooklyn.
INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: JEFF KIRBY. KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI, Lexical.ca
Photos: KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI

A passion for poetry

The rare treat of being in such good company. HOA NGUYEN & KIMBERLY ALIDIO last night.  knife | fork | book

UPCOMINGAugust 24th STEWARTCOLE | ALLYFLEMING | TAKATSU | ANSTRUTHER PRESS LAUNCH  September 14th  JULIA POLYCK-O’NEILL | AARON TUCKER | ANDREW MCEWEN September 21st  ANAHITA JAMALI RAD | DANIELLE LAFRANCE September 22nd (Fri)  SLO-PO Reading Group w/DAVID BRADFORD  September 30th (Sat)  MARK GOLDSTEIN | PHIL HALL | ERIN MOURE | BEAUTIFUL OUTLAW PRESS LAUNCH October 6-8  KNIFE FORK BOOK 1ST ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND BASH 
Photos: KIRBY

Rick’s

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Drew, Isabel, Nathan, Bri-Bri, Bernard, Rick. Each and everyday I’m grateful for the privilege of our days side-by-side. Simply great, all of you. And, Rick, thanks for giving knife | fork | book a home. My unsung heroes. Give them some loving, people.
Phoro: KIRBY