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Come. Ruin yourself.

“Whatever girl dares to read just one page is a lost girl / but she can’t blame it on this book / she was already ruined – LISA ROBERTSON, Boat (Coach House Books). Come. Ruin yourself. KFB EAST at The Great Escape Book Store 957 Kingston Rd Tues-Sun 10-5 KFB WEST at Capital Espresso 1349 […]

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You’re gonna flip. A Globe & Mail Top 100 [SAM CHEUK]. Our first double chapbook, FLIP with two titles by VICTORIA MBABAZI. NEW JIM JOHNSTONE. LISA ROBERTSON. & AYAZ PIRANI. We’re chuffed. NEW KFB SELECTS SUBSCRIBERS receive a KFB BONUS GIFT BUNDLE [limited offer while supplies last] SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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NEW AT THE DISPENSARY “…demonstrating (as if that were needed) that poetry transposes into bodies and languages, imposing its luminous presence that no technology can diminish.” – ALEXANDRE PATEAU “A monumental testament to our times.” – KIRBY In 2020, the poetry translation project VERSschmuggel / reVERSible brought together six German poets, and twelve Canadian poets (six writing in English […]

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Thank you Lisa, Coach House Books, Rick’s Cafe and all who attended in welcoming Spring. knife | fork | book UP NEXT at KFB:  March 23rd  STUART ROSS | STEVE MEAGHER. March 26th ERIN MOURE  CHUS PATO Secession / Insecession TORONTO BOOK LAUNCH (NOTE: Sunday 3-5PM). March 30th  JULIE CAMERON GRAY | NYLA MATUK. March 31st METATRON SHOWCASE. APRIL 1ST  VALLUM CHAPBOOK SHOWCASE. April 6th MIKE […]

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We are so pleased (okay, tickled pink) that our good friends at Coach House Books selected knife | fork | book to host poet LISA ROBERTSON for her March 2017 Tour stop in Toronto. We wish we could accommodate all who plan to attend Monday night, and we do have a capacity. Here’s how it will […]

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Rosily I squander myself*  LISA ROBERTSON 3 SUMMERS Our current bestseller from Coach House Books Find it here. knife | fork | book *(Is there any other way?)