What do I mean by queer?* Resilient. Tenacious. Creative. Out there. Joyous. Playful. Catty. Fun. Non-conforming. Fleshy. SparklePony. Baton-twirling. Activist. Sick of rainbows. Pride. Butch. Kween. Friend of Dorothy. Pro-sexual. Unrankled. Big fan of pretty. Plays well in the dark. Reads. Can bend when willing. Loves Mom. Cher. Pink. Warriors. Dancers. Anything flamboyant. Flies in […]
HOA NGUYEN ASK ABOUT LANGUAGE AS IF IT FORGETS Hoa Nguyen is the author of several books of poetry, including As Long As Trees Last, Red Juice, and Violet Energy Ingots, which received a 2017 Griffin Prize nomination. As a public proponent and advocate of contemporary poetry, she has served as guest editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2018 and she […]
The new. Fully accessible. All-poetry. Destination. Please join us celebrating our 3rd Anniversary with three extraordinary new KFB publications at our new home. Readings/work from the PREMIERE ISSUE of our NEW series NOT YOUR BEST No. 1 Edited by ERIC SCHMALTZ w/RASIQRA REVULA SACHA ARCHER KERRY MANDERS + brandy ryan AFTER PULSE HOA NGUYEN ASK […]
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KFB | JANUARY 25 JAN – 2 FEB KFB FWW [FUCK WINTER WEEK] 25 JAN – 2 FEB KFB FWW [FUCK WINTER WEEK] TEN DAYS of dynamic programming including the LAUNCH of wQr WHAT QUEER READING’s DEBUT CHAPBOOKS by PRATHNA LOR & CODY CAETANO, from Victoria CHRISTINE WALDE, from Montreal CATHERINE LALONDE & OANA AVASILICHIOAEI, JESSICA […]
ANNOUNCEMENT: KFB SET TO LAUNCH NEW ANNUAL—NOT YOUR BEST —PREMIERE ISSUE GUEST EDITED BY ERIC SCHMALTZ I’m thrilled to announce that I have been selected as Guest Editor for the first installation of Not Your Best, an annual magazine published by knife|fork|book (Toronto). Intended as a magazine that eschews the idea of “best,” I understand […]