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There is so much I can say about/in this poem—loss, memory, desire, grief, the struggle—every once in awhile, usually one in each collection, I come up with a good, signature “protest poem” my queer activist, liberationist intact. I place protest poem here in quotes, because they also tend to be elegies (a statement in and […]

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KFB SAL/ONline DEBUTS

and we’re back. Darlin’s, in the grand tradition of Stein, Matisse, and Capote, we’ve officially entered our “Salon Phase.” We couldn’t be more chuffed. And to debut with these stunning new ANSTRUTHER PRESS chapbooks, this line-up of poets, made it all the more. Thanks to all who joined SAMUEL STRATHMAN, SÍLE ENGLERT, AYAZ PIRANI, SHANE […]

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there is no minor violence just as there is no negligible cough during an aria

and that’s simply the title. KFB | THIS SATURDAY 7PM TORONTO LAUNCH KEVIN HESLOP there is no minor violence just as there is no negligible cough during an aria (Frog Hollow Press) w/ JOHN NYMAN DAVID BARRICK VIRGINIA KONCHAN  MÉLANIE-CHRISTINE LEFEBVRE + CONCETTA PRINCIPE SATURDAY OCTOBER 26TH 7PM SHARP k | f | b MEZZANINE Artscape Youngplace 180 […]

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“Drips with humanity”

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JACQUELINE BOURQUE SUE CHENETTE MAUREEN SCOTT HARRIS MAUREEN HYNES KIRBY HOA NGUYEN JOHN REIBETANZ PATRIA RIVERA NORMA ROWEN SHEILA STEWART + TORONTO POET LAUREATE A. F. MORITZ HOSTED by JIM JOHNSTONE ANSTRUTHER PRESS PALIMPSEST PRESS & KFB presents

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“I wouldn’t have missed it.”

I love whenever I see Kramer @DearKestrel at readings (and he's EVERYWHERE, often with partner @teresempierre), he always says. "I wouldn't have missed it." Thanks, Kramer. — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) June 15, 2019 That was a treat. A wonderful evening of new poetry pamphlets launched by @anstrutherpress editor Jim Johnstone, featuring poets @itsakirby @jasonvpurcell & @PaolaOFerrante […]

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KFB SEASON FINALE WEEKEND JUNE 14 & 15

KFB | JUNE 14 & 15       FRIDAY JUNE 14TH PAOLA FERRANTE WHAT TO WEAR WHEN SURVIVING A LION ATTACK (MANSFIELD PRESS) KIRBY THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF (PERMANENT SLEEP PRESS) JASON PURCELL A PLACE MORE HOSPITABLE (ANSTRUTHER PRESS)       SATURDAY JUNE 15TH TORONTO LAUNCH BOLA OPALEKE  SKELETON OF A RUINED SONG (ICE FLOE PRESS) […]

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Blessed

Wondrous. Ardent. Full. Poets ANTON POOLES MONSTER 36, ÁNGES CSERHÁTI UNREMEMBERED, and SHANE NEILSON NEW BRUNSWICK deliver at their Toronto launch last night. Thanks to the presses Biblioasis, Frog Hollow, Anstruther, host Jim Johnstone, our friends Joseph and Leo at Orbital Arts Gallery and all who held this space dear.  knife | fork | book

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NEILSON CSERHÁTI POOLES

KFB OFFSITE | MONDAY MAY 13TH 7PM TORONTO LAUNCH SHANE NEILSON NEW BRUNSWICK (BIBLIOASIS) ÁNGES CSERHÁTI UNREMEMBERED (FROG HOLLOW) ANTON POOLES MONSTER 36 (ANSTRUTHER PRESS) MONDAY, MAY 13TH 7PM Hosted by JIM JOHNSTONE  knife | fork | book Offsite at Orbital Arts Gallery 275 Augusta Ave Kensington Market Toronto Access: Storefront gallery. Wheelchair Accessible. No public washrooms. Ágnes […]

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Anstruther BLAST-OFF!

This is poetry on a Friday Night. ANSTRUTHER PRESS launch six new chapbooks, coaxing an early Spring Season to a record-setting capacity crowd. HELLO! knife | fork |book