“…bodies bathed in swirling symbols, colours, light, portals, chakras, vibratory anatomical gardens, circulatory systems, radiance.” This night. Glory be. Thanks to all from San Bernardino to Halifax. KFB ANNUAL HOLIDAY QUEER w/ JOSHUA ESCOBAR JAKE BYRNE ANNICK MACASKILL NOLAN NATASHA JENNA LYN ALBERT JOHN ELIZABETH STINTZI NEIL SURKAN HASAN NAMIR TRAVIS SHARPE SARAH SGRO ERÍN […]
MARTHA BAILLIE and SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA under JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s radiant skies light the night.
I love whenever I see Kramer @DearKestrel at readings (and he's EVERYWHERE, often with partner @teresempierre), he always says. "I wouldn't have missed it." Thanks, Kramer. — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) June 15, 2019 That was a treat. A wonderful evening of new poetry pamphlets launched by @anstrutherpress editor Jim Johnstone, featuring poets @itsakirby @jasonvpurcell & @PaolaOFerrante […]
Wondrous. Ardent. Full. Poets ANTON POOLES MONSTER 36, ÁNGES CSERHÁTI UNREMEMBERED, and SHANE NEILSON NEW BRUNSWICK deliver at their Toronto launch last night. Thanks to the presses Biblioasis, Frog Hollow, Anstruther, host Jim Johnstone, our friends Joseph and Leo at Orbital Arts Gallery and all who held this space dear. knife | fork | book
LAST NIGHT. EARTHY ANECDOTES welcomed spring and kicked off KFB’s #KISSMYPOETRY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH on a grand scale with readings by CATHERINE GRAHAM KIRBY KATHRYN MOCKLER AYESHA CHATTERJEE and GEORGE ELLIOTT CLARKE Thanks to the poets, League of Canadian Poets, Toronto Arts Council, and all who came.
“There is only one, will only ever be one, whose loss can destroy you. When you search your soul, you know this is so.” – ANNE MICHAELS from “QUEEN STREET EAST” in UNITED MARBLE, a work-in-progress with photographs by GEOFFREY JAMES Last night held a touch of the divine. To be privy to a work-in-progress […]
It felt like home. JULIE MORRISSY, KIM FAHNER, SAMUEL GUEST, fellow poets, family, friends gather to launch, read, hear, share, celebrate. Last night. knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY
SEBASTIAN FRYE/SWIMMER’S GROUP LAUNCHES DOMINIQUE RUSSELL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DREAMERS + PUMPDADDY PHANTASMAGORIA FAN WU, Editor LAST NIGHT Find them both here. knife | fork | book
This is poetry on a Friday Night. ANSTRUTHER PRESS launch six new chapbooks, coaxing an early Spring Season to a record-setting capacity crowd. HELLO! knife | fork |book
The poet’s came out last night and were rewarded in kind with readings by E MARTIN NOLAN and ELEE KRALJII GARDINER. Good company. Still warm.