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KFB SAL/ONline DEBUTS

and we’re back. Darlin’s, in the grand tradition of Stein, Matisse, and Capote, we’ve officially entered our “Salon Phase.” We couldn’t be more chuffed. And to debut with these stunning new ANSTRUTHER PRESS chapbooks, this line-up of poets, made it all the more. Thanks to all who joined SAMUEL STRATHMAN, SÍLE ENGLERT, AYAZ PIRANI, SHANE […]

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“I am shook.”

“This felt true to me. It felt timely. And I had no idea how to even begin.” “Your voice will never die. / That is to say I’ll hear it” Both of these new collections, by poets I already hold dear, have shook me to my core and will stay with me forever. – KIRBY, […]

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HOME DELIVERY: KFB SELECTS MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION SERIES

Join KFB SELECTS SUBSCRIPTION SERIES any time of the year for a full year. Twelve monthly titles of the latest and best in contemporary poetry selected by knife | fork | book. KFB SELECTS Subscription Series relaunches with our MARCH 2020 Selection: ALICE NOTLEY FOR THE RIDE (Penguin Poets, 2020) KFB SELECTS APRIL 2020: JOHN ELIZABETH STINTZI JUNEBAT (Anansi Poetry, […]

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The Days Just Slip

KATHRYN MOCKLER The Days Just Slip on Vimeo.

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TONIGHT HOA NGUYEN DALE MARTIN SMITH House Reading #1

KFB RECOMMENDS | TONIGHT 8PM HOA NGUYEN DALE MARTIN SMITH House Reading #1 25 APRIL 8PM ON ZOOM HOSTED BY DAVID HADBAWNIK No two people have been more influential in my life than HOA NGUYEN and DALE MARTIN SMITH. Nor could I imagine a KFB without them, their persistent love, guidance, friendship, and bedrock support. […]

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Alice.

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“Fear is not part of it”

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Invite

Dear friends,  You are formally invited to join us at Toronto’s Knife Fork Book (Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street) on March 6, 2020, for a reading by recent Not Your Best contributor Cam Scott––whom Jonathan Ball calls a “Poetry Punk“––alongside award-winning Hamilton writer Benjamin Robinson and Toronto-based writer and community organizer Vannessa Barnier. Readings will commence shortly after 7 pm. The night […]

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“These are very very pretty.”

OUT 27 MARCH | PREORDER NOW

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SUE GOYETTE

The True Names of Birds. Undone. Outskirts. Ocean. The Brief Reincarnation of a Girl. Penelope. So many readers, poets, students of award-winning poet, SUE GOYETTE endear her with the title “Master of the Metaphor.” I’ve been an admirer for years now, and it’s a grand delight to finally welcome her here at KFB Wednesday night. […]