Iconic. Legendary. Like no other. LYNN CROSBIE gets the KFB treatment with an outpouring of love and respect from fellow poets who held a deep, appreciative space celebrating #LIAR10TH* Gratitude to all who participated for bringing it and making it so. *We lied. It’s the 13th anniversary, just thought the 10th sounded classier.
past few days knife | fork | book
First off, any red brick building that has PICKLES, CATSUPS, SAUCES, on it’s front already owns me. Two. Great. Signage. 3. Neil Wadhwa marketing/merchadising skills on display bar none. Cindy Ma. (bump her to “First”) 5. A.F. Emma. Mikko. Those broadsides. Six (o’clock). How I always picture Neil. (Yes, she has giddy crushes on […]
NEW SPRING POETRY from LYNN CROSBIE, KEVIN CONNOLY, LEANNE BETASAMOSAKE SIMPSON, ANANSI, METATRON, JENNIFER LOVEGROVE, STEPHEN CAIN, LEANNE DUNIC, BOOKTHUG, and the last copies of YUSUF SAADI and JULIAN GOBERT, VALLUM Chapbook Series (some signed). Much more to come. Why we love Spring. knife | fork | book
The year closes [part one]
So, what rocked my world? The remarkable power of ‘naming.’ MOEZ SURANI‘s book-length poem ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация (BookThug, 2016), lists the code names for UN miltary interventions from 1945 to present that could easily be mistaken for the titles of children’s picture books. At once absurdly funny and utterly grotesque, the […]