So, what rocked my world? The remarkable power of ‘naming.’ MOEZ SURANI‘s book-length poem ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация (BookThug, 2016), lists the code names for UN miltary interventions from 1945 to present that could easily be mistaken for the titles of children’s picture books. At once absurdly funny and utterly grotesque, the […]
A prestigious affair
Our friends at Tightrope Books launch their signature series with a select line-up of poets at Harbourfront this evening.
KILBY SMITH-MCGREGOR + ROXANNA BENNETT last night at KFB Photos: KIRBY UP NEXT: 11/10 STANFORD CHEUNG. 11/17 LAUREN LEVIN + ERIC SNEATHEN. 11/24 MAUREEN HYNES
Last night. This much fun, poetry… and love. knife | fork | book The Toronto Launch for HOA NGUYEN’s VIOLET ENERGY INGOTS (Wave Books). Photos: KIRBY SATURDAY NIGHT Oct 29TH— ANNA MOSCHOVAKIS—Doors 6:30 Reading 7ish @Rick’s Cafe 281 Augusta Ave —Kensington Market
Days like these
Plenty. knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY
One day away. This pretty. knife | fork | book Opens Thursday October 6th with 2016 GOLDIE Award Winner & 2016 Toronto Book Award Finalist MARNIE WOODROW @ Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market Doors open at 6:30PM
Just about there. Opens Thursday.
Collecting found texts, lyric poetry, and experimental prose, Eric Sneathen’s Snail Poems is an elegy born of the general catastrophe of late capitalism and the specific tragedy of personal loss. Committed to smallness and fragility, Snail Poems nevertheless spirals out, queerly navigating collisions of ecological devastation, the politics of friendship, and popular culture. Eric Sneathen splits his time between Oakland and UC Santa Cruz, […]
Get Into Trouble
“…think of it as a turbulence machine.” —Mónica de la Torre “Anna Moschovakis is a great abstract poet in the sense that she explores how formal procedures and found vocabularies and grammatical structures delimit what we can express at a given historical moment. But what makes her an indispensable writer is how she is able—and through […]
Poets meet November 3rd
k|f|b is thrilled to announce that poets ROXANNA BENNETT The Uncertainty Principle (Tightrope Books) & KILBY SMITH-McGREGOR Kids in Triage (Wolsak & Wynn) will grace our table Thursday, November 3rd. They’re plenty excited, too. It will be the first time these two actually meet following a brilliant two-part converstion they shared at The Puritan Magazine’s sister […]