The love in this room. Poets celebrate poet RUTH ROACH PIERSON this Friday past. A grand affair. knife | fork | book
Colleagues/poets JIM NASON and MAUREEN SCOTT HARRIS at knife | fork | book last night. Photos: KIRBY
THIS WEEK | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS AARON KREUTER + JIM NASON knife | fork | book at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish
Stew, my paddling companion, coughs, says: “I didn’t think I’d miss the insects as much as the potable water, the blue sky, green.”* A breeze makes me glad to be in my body.** THURSDAY NIGHT POETS AARON KREUTER Arguments for Lawn Chairs JIM NASON Touch Anywhere to Begin FEBRUARY 2ND Doors 6:30PM Poetry […]
“In Jim Nason‘s fifth collection of poetry, Touch Anywhere to Begin (Signature Editions, 2016), poems are set in a physical world where full-throttle desire commingles with love, loss and grief. Although death is ever present — death of a father, death of a friend — there is a life-affirming/mystical quality at the core of the […]
A few of our favourite titles/poets from Tightrope Books, including their signature, THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2016 (in English) series*, EMILY POHL-WEARY‘s Ghost Sick (recently shortlisted for the Fred Cogswell Award), and ROXANNA BENNETT’s The Uncertainty Principle, reading here, NOVEMBER 3RD (with KILBY SMITH-MCGREGOR). *Launching at IFOA HARBOURFRONT, November 30th.
JIM NASON DECEMBER 15TH* knife | fork | book @ Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market Doors open 6:30PM | Reading 7PM *Note date change.
Illustrator: TALLULAH POMEROY
Thursdays in October
October 6th | MARNIE WOODROW October 13th | THE POWER OF PORTRAITURE October 20th December 15th | JIM NASON October 27th | HOA NGUYEN OPENING NIGHT: 10/6 – 2016 Toronto Book Award Finalist and Goldie Award winning novelist MARNIE WOODROW reads from her early collection of shorts, In the Spice House, set in […]