“Summertime…

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“and the living is”   knife | fork | book

Please note red x’s mark days we are closed, otherwise open Tues-Sat 1-5:30PM

Also, schedule is subject to change, (and does), check back here and on twitter for the latest updates.

June

 

JUNE 1  JARED STANLEY  | BEN MEYERSON   JUNE 8   DANI COUTURE | DAVID JAMES BROCK | ANNICK MACASKILL NO MEETING WITHOUT BODY (GASPEREAU PRESS) TORONTO LAUNCH  SAT JUNE 9 ADÈLE BARCLAY  | A. LIGHT ZACHARY  | CANISIA LUBRIN | MARCELA HUERTA  JUNE 15  JIMMY MCINNES | JAMES LINDSAY | JOHN NYMAN | JIM JOHNSTONE  SAT JUNE 16  MAWENZI HOUSE SHOWCASE  ARCHNA SAHNI | GEETHA SUKUMARA  SUN JUNE 17  KIRBY | OAKVILLE LITERARY CAFE | JOSHUA CREEK ART CENTRE GALLERY 4PM  MON JUNE 18  KFB in WHITBY | ROXANNA BENNETT UNSEEN GARDEN | KIRBY SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY | WHITBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTRAL BRANCH  JUNE 22  MALLORY TATER | CURTIS LEBLANC | DOMINIQUE BERNIER-CORMIER

knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto

 k | f | b Readings are generally Friday Nights, Doors 6:30 | Poetry 7-ish. unless noted otherwise. THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE (and does). Check here, or our twitter feed, for any updates.
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.

The Little Poetry Shop That Could*

You may have noticed we’ve taken a little breather these past two Fridays. That’s about to change…

MAY 25  BIG AL’S LOVEFEST POETS READ A.F. MORITZ TO MORITZ CELEBRATING THE SPARROW (ANANSI) JUNE 1  JARED STANLEY  | BEN MEYERSON JUNE 8  DANI COUTURE | DAVID JAMES BROCK | ANNICK MACASKILL NO MEETING WITHOUT BODY (GASPEREAU PRESS) TORONTO LAUNCH JUNE 9 ADÈLE BARCLAY  A. LIGHT ZACHARY CANISIA LUBRIN JUNE 15  JIMMY MCINNES | JAMES LINDSAY | JOHN NYMAN | JIM JOHNSTONE  JUNE 16  MAWENZI HOUSE SHOWCASE  ARCHNA SAHNI | GEETHA SUKUMARA  JUNE 17  KIRBY | OAKVILLE LITERARY CAFE | JOSHUA CREEK ART CENTRE GALLERY 4PM  JUNE 18  ROXANNA BENNETT | KIRBY | WHITBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTRAL BRANCH  JUNE 22  MALLORY TATER | CURTIS LEBLANC | DOMINIQUE BERNIER-CORMIER  JULY 6 CATHERINE GRAHAM | KATHLEEN MCCRACKEN  JULY 13 DAVID HADBAWNIK | DALE SMITH  JULY 15 DETROIT BOOKFEST JULY 20 ANSTRUTHER PRESS LAUNCH  JAMES ARTHUR | EVAN JONES | PAOLA FERRANTE | FAWN PARKER | SEPT 16  KFB at BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL

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knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto

 k | f | b Readings are generally Friday Nights, Doors 6:30 | Poetry 7-ish. unless noted otherwise. THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE (and does). Check here, or our twitter feed, for any updates.
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.
*WRITE MAGAZINE WINTER 2018

Gusty

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What power outage? Poets, ROBIN RICHARDSON, JEFF LATOSIK, and EMMA HEALEY light an appreciative house last night.  knife | fork | book

Photos: KIRBY

HEALEY LATOSIK RICHARDSON

KFB FRIDAYS | THIS FRIDAY

EMMA HEALEY STEREOBLIND (ANANSI)

JEFF LATOSIK DREAMPAD (M&S)

ROBIN RICHARDSON SIT HOW YOU WANT (VEHICULE)

FRIDAY MAY 4TH

Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish  Wear socks to be seen (we’re shoeless).

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knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio, 244 Augusta Avenue, Second Floor (walk-up above Bunner’s Bakery)

EMMA HEALEY is a writer who lives in Toronto.Her first book of poetry, Begin with the End in Mind, was published by ARP Books in 2012. Her second, Stereoblind, was just released by House of Anansi. You can read her poems, essays and criticism in places like The LA Review of Booksthe FADERHazlittthe HairpinReal Lifethe National Postthe Globe and Mailthe Toronto Starthe WalrusToronto LifeCanadian Art, the Daily DotLittle BrotherMatrixJoylandThe PuritanMaisonneuveC MagazineBroken Pencilthe VoidCV2 and Lemon Hound. She’s also a regular contributor to the music blog Said the Gramophone.
JEFF LATOSIK is the author of two previous collections of poetry, Tiny, Frantic, Stronger, winner of the 2011 Trillium Book Award for Poetry and a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Safely Home Pacific Western as well as the chapbook Helium Ear. His work has been nominated for a National Magazine Award and included in The Best Canadian Poetry in 2015 and 2016. He lives in Toronto.
ROBIN RICHARDSON is the author of three collections of poetry, and is Editor-in-Chief at Minola Review. Her work has appeared in Salon, Poetry Magazine, The Walrus, Hazlitt, and Tin House, among others. She holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, has won the Fortnight Poetry Prize in the U.K., The John B. Santorini Award, The Joan T. Baldwin Award, and has been shortlisted for the CBC, Walrus, and ARC Poetry Prizes, among others. Richardson’s latest collection, Sit How You Want, is out now with Véhicule Press. http://www.sithowyouwant.org

 

Launch pad

SATURDAY 3PM DAVID ALEXANDER launches his Nightwood Editions debut, AFTER THE HATCHING OVEN with special guests, LILLIAN NECAKOV + JEFF LATOSIK. 7PM ZED PRESS storm Toronto with two new chapbooks/poets HANAN HAZIME AORTA + KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI MOE’S SKIN

Poetry. Here.  knife | fork | book

Photos: KIRBY