a thousand tones of grief, the need for contact… / i’m on a ledge. teetering. trying not to fall. trying to see. / in our garden in our city in our country that will/will not defend us. i stand and listen and cry. / there are so many lights. a thousand flashes against the night’s […]
HOA NGUYEN ASK ABOUT LANGUAGE AS IF IT FORGETS Hoa Nguyen is the author of several books of poetry, including As Long As Trees Last, Red Juice, and Violet Energy Ingots, which received a 2017 Griffin Prize nomination. As a public proponent and advocate of contemporary poetry, she has served as guest editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018 and she […]
The new. Fully accessible. All-poetry. Destination. Please join us celebrating our 3rd Anniversary with three extraordinary new KFB publications at our new home. Readings/work from the PREMIERE ISSUE of our NEW series NOT YOUR BEST No. 1 Edited by ERIC SCHMALTZ w/RASIQRA REVULA SACHA ARCHER KERRY MANDERS + brandy ryan AFTER PULSE HOA NGUYEN ASK […]
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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 […]
This beauty, designed and delivered by “maker-of-things” JESSICA JOY HIEMSTRA, PAUL, and BRANDY RYAN. Just in time. knife | fork | book
LAST NIGHT’s wQr WHAT QUEER READING event with BRANDY RYAN, THOM GILL, KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI, ALEXA WINSTANLEY-SMITH, hosted by FAN WU. knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY
Get your QUEER on. FRIDAY JULY 27TH THOM GILL | ALEXA WINSTANLEY-SMITH | BRANDY RYAN | KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI wQr WHAT QUEER READING SERIES HOSTED BY FAN WU knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30 Poetry 7 Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. […]