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DALE SMITH


 

DALE SMITH SONS 

OCTOBER 2017
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DALE SMITH is a poet, critic, and scholar of poetry and rhetorical theory on the faculty of English at Ryerson University, Toronto. He is the editor with Robert J. Bertholf of An Open Map: The Robert Duncan / Charles Olson Correspondence and Imagining Persons: Robert Duncan’s Lectures on Charles Olson. A critical study of poetry and public culture, Poets Beyond the Barricade: Rhetoric, Citizenship, and Dissent after 1960, was published in 2012. His writing has appeared in The Baffler, Best American Poetry 2002, Columbia Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Walrus, and elsewhere. A recent book of poetry, Slow Poetry in America, was published by Cuneiform in 2014; other poetry includes American Rambler (2000); The Flood & the Garden (2002); Black Stone (2007); and Susquehanna (2008). His reviews and essays have appeared in the Boston Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Brick. Born in Dallas, Texas, Smith has resided in Ontario since 2011 with the poet Hoa Nguyen and their children, Keaton and Waylon.

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A sampler of current books we love.  knife | fork | book

ERIN ROBINSONG Rag Cosmology (BookThug) KATHRYN MOCKLER DAVID POOLMAN Some Theories (ST Press)  KIMBERLY ALIDIO After Projects the Resound (Black Radish Books) MARCUS MCCANN Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe (Invisible) LINDA BESNER Feel Happier in Nine Seconds (Coach House) IGOR KOHLIN Kohlin 66: Diaries and Poems trans. Ainsley Morse, Bela Shayevich (Ugly Duckling Presse) CHELY LIMA Lo Que Dijo El Licantropo / What the Werewolf Told Them tran. Margaret Randall (The Operating System) HARMONY HOLIDAY Hollywood Forever (Fence Books) HOA NGUYEN You Then a Dang (Belladonna).

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NEW at KFB! Our friends from Vancouver’s ANVIL PRESS weigh in with a heavy roster of greats STUART ROSS, KEVIN SPENST, CATHERINE OWEN, and new books by JOHN CREARY, JON PAUL FIORENTINO, and JAMIE REID. Beautifully designed and textured books, ready to hold.
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The rare treat of being in such good company. HOA NGUYEN & KIMBERLY ALIDIO last night.  knife | fork | book

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