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wQr launches, soars

“Together we hatched a thing whose sweetness is matched only by its brilliance.” PRATHNA LOR CODY CAETANO BEN HJORTH on a queer carousel orchestrated by WHAT QUEER READING Series Editor FAN WU at a capacity house last night. Poetry well served.  knife | fork | book

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Queer space

  touching is not actually touching (fans push the hot air around us) touching is the act of atoms resisting each other touching is resistance TANIS FRANCE, from QUARRY (University of Calgary Press, 2018) wQr [What Queer Reading], KFB new imprint Reading Series debuts last night with a special focus on QUEER SPACE/S featuring ZOE SHARP, […]

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Friday Night Poetry

  Night is relevant still / Answer my call A glorious outing celebrating poet JACLYN PIUDIK’s full-length debut, TO SUTURE WHAT FRAYS (Kelsay Books, 2017) w/ special guest poet MARK GOLDSTEIN, last night. Resplendent. This is how we launch. knife | fork | book

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Hello from B.C.

POET’S PICKS | LEANNE DUNIC West coast poet, LEANNE DUNIC, checks out our current BookThug display, including her beauteous debut collection, To Love the Coming End. She also found/recommends fellow BT poets, Marianne Apostolides Deep Salt Water, Adrienne Gruber Buoyancy Control, and Fred Wah Scree (Talonbooks). Photos: KIRBY