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Under glorious skies

MARTHA BAILLIE and SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA under JESSICA HIEMSTRA’s radiant skies light the night.

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“I wouldn’t have missed it.”

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 […]

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Blessed

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

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Good earth

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.

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“There is only one”

“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 […]

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Julie, Kim, & Sam’s

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

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PHASTASMAGORIA

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

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Anstruther BLAST-OFF!

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

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The warmth of good company

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.

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wQr launches, soars

“Together we hatched a thing whose sweetness is matched only by its brilliance.” PRATHNA LOR CODY CAETANO BEN HJORTH on a queer carousel orchestrated by WHAT QUEER READING Series Editor FAN WU at a capacity house last night. Poetry well served.  knife | fork | book