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Cover 2 Cover

A little over a year ago, KFB made a commitment to create settings to listen/hear a poet’s work in its entirety, whether workshopped as a work-in-progress, or a finished piece. Cover 2 Cover debuts here with a complete reading of poet, AARON TUCKER‘s long poem CATALOGUE D’OISEAUX, published by Book*hug Press, 2021, recorded 30 May […]

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Such times

NEW AT THE DISPENSARY “…demonstrating (as if that were needed) that poetry transposes into bodies and languages, imposing its luminous presence that no technology can diminish.” – ALEXANDRE PATEAU “A monumental testament to our times.” – KIRBY In 2020, the poetry translation project VERSschmuggel / reVERSible brought together six German poets, and twelve Canadian poets (six writing in English […]

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Radiant

Find this radiant beauty here.

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a-MAZE-ing

KFB | THIS WEEKEND KFBFRIDAYS JULY 12TH 7PM HUGH THOMAS MAZE (Invisible) NOIR: Z LAUNCH bill bissett DANIEL f. BRADLEY BRIAN DEDORA + WORK BY HART BROUDY A CAMERON-NOELTNER KATE SIKLOSI IN STORE SATURDAYS JULY 13TH 3PM SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL I AM A BODY OF LAND LEE MARACLE COLUMPA BOBB HOPE MATTERS (Book*hug) knife | fork […]

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Friday

Poets visiting from Vancouver. Totoro. Poet in Store, Mark Truscott. His picks. Jim Johnstone. The Dark Side Studio. Audra’s presence everyday. (Brandy Ryan, not pictured, takes me out for a drink).  A young photographer in the market takes a picture of Joseph, Leo and I. Adrian De Leon. Patria Rivera. Shirley Camia. Brilliant readings at […]

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TRIPLE THREAT RECAP PART TWO

KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI’s DEAR KESTREL (KFB) LAUNCH with Special Guest Book*hug Poets ADRIENNE GRUBER and HASAN NAMIR

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KFB TRIPLE THREAT LAUNCH WEEKEND

KFB | FRIDAY MAY 3RD 7PM     “In Q&A Adrienne Gruber annotates the condition of the pre- and post-partum body, training her ruthless poetic eye on division: cell by cell, mother from daughter, fact from misguided historical tendency. Is this a love poem / or a poem of grief? / When we make something / we lose, she […]

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Julie, Kim, & Sam’s

It felt like home. JULIE MORRISSY, KIM FAHNER, SAMUEL GUEST, fellow poets, family, friends gather to launch, read, hear, share, celebrate. Last night.  knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY

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KFB | MARCH 2019

KFB | MARCH 2019 1 MARCH ANSTRUTHER PRESS CHAPBOOK LAUNCH MANAHIL BANDUKWALA PAPER DOLL JACQUELINE BOURQUE THE DUNE AS BOOKMARK  JACLYN DESFORGES HELLO NICE MAN OUBAH OSMAN HEREDITARY BLUE AARON TUCKER CATALOGUE D’OISEAUX EUGENIA ZUROSKI HOVERING, SEEN 8 MARCH SWIMMER’S GROUP LAUNCH DOMINIQUE RUSSELL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DREAMERS FAN WU [Editor] PUMPDADDY PHANTASMAGORIA   15 MARCH JULIE MORRISSY WHERE, THE MILE END (BOOK*HUG) LAUNCH w/ KIM FAHNER THESE WINGS (PEDLAR PRESS) + […]

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Devoured

Montreal POETS CATHERINE LALONDE + OANA AVASILICHIOAEI cascading vocals in French and English at the TORONTO LAUNCH of THE FAERIE DEVOURING (Book*hug) Day Two of #KFBFWW Loving our new Saturdays. NEXT SATURDAY 2 FEB 3PM R. KOLEWE Silence, Then (KFB) LAUNCH w/KATE SUTHERLAND