Dear friends, You are formally invited to join us at Toronto’s Knife Fork Book (Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street) on March 6, 2020, for a reading by recent Not Your Best contributor Cam Scott––whom Jonathan Ball calls a “Poetry Punk“––alongside award-winning Hamilton writer Benjamin Robinson and Toronto-based writer and community organizer Vannessa Barnier. Readings will commence shortly after 7 pm. The night […]
11AM-6PM MIDNIGHT MASS POP-UP BOOKSALE KILLER. FINDS. GALORE. 8PM MASS CHRIS COLOHAN + KIRBY THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF PERMANENT SLEEP PRESS 2ND PRINTING BASH KNIFE FORK BOOK at ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE 180 SHAW STREET MEZZANINE LEVEL
LISTENING SERIES | NEW WORKS “Or waking in an empty house valuing solitude” Starting Tuesday February 4, 7:00pm at knife | fork | book and continuing for one evening each of the next three weeks, R. KOLEWE will be reading through The Absence of Zero, a long poem about time, memory, loss, and the continuing mess […]
MARTHA BAILLIE and SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA under JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s radiant skies light the night.
“THE BEST EVENTS at DesignTO 2020” – NOW MAGAZINE JESSICA HIEMSTRA The Sky is Falling – DesignTO 2020 Visual artist, designer and poet Jessica Hiemstra creates an abstracted paper sky on the ceiling of Canada’s only all-poetry bookstore, Knife Fork Book. Using watercolour paper, thread and washes of hand-made Genzah watercolour paint, Hiemstra’s sky is […]
and light appeared.” There are few people I laugh from my belly with more than Jessica Hiemstra. I’ve always said, “when my belly is here, I’m here.” For way too many of us, ‘here’ is neither easy nor welcoming. It is in fact desperate, a step away from joblessness, homelessness, lost/loss, indebtedness, illness/disease, discomfort, unwantedness, […]
KIRBY, KRAMER, and JIM are in the giving spirit. Come enjoy our extended shop hours, 11AM – 8PM, TUESDAY DECEMBER 17TH, for in store specials throughout the day. Ask any one of us to pull an assortment of titles for you valued at $50 or more and receive 20% off (and no tax) plus a […]