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The first time

  Tiffany’s Wine Bar. The Colony. Toledo, Ohio. Circa 1977. An open mic poetry reading. My first. I had only ever read in churches before. This is an entirely different scene. I’m eighteen, surrounded by strangers. Adults with big hair, tie dye, and bell bottoms, all smiling, drinking wine on a sunny back patio, enjoying, […]

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The table is set

  A sampling menu.   knife | fork | book Opens Thursday October 6th with 2016 GOLDIE Award Winner & 2016 Toronto Book Award Finalist MARNIE WOODROW @ Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market Doors open at 6:30PM

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First look

THE POWER OF PORTRAITURE Curated by THOMAS MAUNDER | gallery 1007 OPENS OCTOBER 13TH knife | fork | book @ Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market Doors open 6:30PM

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Pretty in Violet

Listed in the Top Ten Poetry Collections— Fall 2016  Publishers Weekly “Gather the firm clever thing / from the moment looking away” In these new poems, Nguyen seems especially immersed in her own process and in the essence of writing, engaged with the “root of the words/ not the fucking use/ made purposed and stupid.” Publishers […]

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Get Into Trouble

“…think of it as a turbulence machine.” —Mónica de la Torre “Anna Moschovakis is a great abstract poet in the sense that she explores how formal procedures and found vocabularies and grammatical structures delimit what we can express at a given historical moment. But what makes her an indispensable writer is how she is able—and through […]

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Joyous

  2016 GOLDIE Award Winner and 2016 Toronto Book Award Finalist  Marnie Woodrow’s Heyday made my toes curl with glee in anticipation of the wild recklessness of young love. A love, a novel, so vibrant, so fresh it sparkles. Joyous.  – k | f | b See/hear/meet MARNIE WOODROW read from her early collection, In the Spice […]

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Thursdays in October

    October 6th | MARNIE WOODROW  October 13th | THE POWER OF PORTRAITURE October 20th  December 15th |  JIM NASON  October 27th | HOA NGUYEN    OPENING NIGHT: 10/6 – 2016 Toronto Book Award Finalist and Goldie Award winning novelist MARNIE WOODROW reads from her early collection of shorts, In the Spice House, set in […]