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How? Much has fallen through the cracks. Many titles not given their due. My heart to all poets and publishers who continue to maneuver stay afloat these precarious days. Dreams lessened, deferred or lost. One night, we’re welcoming Alice Notley, the next we’re in lockdown. A cherished space of our own, only now to begin […]

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The proximity of sky

“THE BEST EVENTS at DesignTO 2020” – NOW MAGAZINE JESSICA HIEMSTRA The Sky is Falling – DesignTO 2020 Visual artist, designer and poet Jessica Hiemstra creates an abstracted paper sky on the ceiling of Canada’s only all-poetry bookstore, Knife Fork Book. Using watercolour paper, thread and washes of hand-made Genzah watercolour paint, Hiemstra’s sky is […]


May it always be so

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Anstruther, The OS, &&&

KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI’s 2018 PICKS 1. “Chlorosis” by Michael Flatt and Derrick Mund (The Operating System) As they describe the book themselves, “A break-up letter to the world.” The Echopoetics of “Chlorosis” forces us to face the bitter truths about our environment. through their rhetoric we sit down with 3D Glasses to watch nature crumble all […]

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Afternoon light

light  changes      knife | fork | book

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This is who we are

and what’s in store. Poetry. New. Rarities. Finds.   knife | fork | book  and online: shopKFB

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Come build your own stack. KFB CUSTOMER APPRECIATION SALEENDS TODAY up to 50%OFF select itemsIn store deals and giveaways! OPEN 1 – 5:30PM#allpoetry #allday #allthetime #poetry #bookshop #toronto — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) August 4, 2018

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  beautiful @itsakirby of @knifeforkbook handles each and every poetry book with love. taken last night at the touching and endlessly inspiring Poetry in Voice (@PIV_LVP) Recitation Finals last night. I was there with my daughter, Sadie. Her eyes were lit the whole evening. — Shannon Bramer (@brokencloudco) April 20, 2018 Thank you to […]

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It’s a pleasure.  knife | fork | book  

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Heaven is here

“To shine like a wine bottle in the trash / This is my concern for the day” -Bernadette Mayer — Hybrid Heaven (@hybridheavenco) January 26, 2018 Thrilling. Can’t wait to see/read what ascends. knife | fork | book