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Cheers queers!

“…bodies bathed in swirling symbols, colours, light, portals, chakras, vibratory anatomical gardens, circulatory systems, radiance.” This night. Glory be. Thanks to all from San Bernardino to Halifax. KFB ANNUAL HOLIDAY QUEER w/ JOSHUA ESCOBAR JAKE BYRNE ANNICK MACASKILL NOLAN NATASHA JENNA LYN ALBERT JOHN ELIZABETH STINTZI NEIL SURKAN HASAN NAMIR TRAVIS SHARPE SARAH SGRO ERÍN […]

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One must

One must read Henri Cole.

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Our LGBTQ Imprint got some new digs >>>  & here [chirp]  

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Annoucing the first two chapbook titles to be released on our wQr [What Queer Reading] imprint, edited by FAN WU. Friday. #pinkasfuck* *(or, her first [typo] entry, #pinkassfuck)

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Friday Night QUEER

Get your QUEER on. FRIDAY JULY 27TH   THOM GILL | ALEXA WINSTANLEY-SMITH | BRANDY RYAN | KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI   wQr WHAT QUEER READING SERIES HOSTED BY FAN WU knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30 Poetry 7 Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. […]

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Unabashedly QUEER

Toronto’s best source for #LGBTQ poetry.  knife | fork | book

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“The weight of the world is love.” Allen Ginsberg was born on this day in Newark, 1926. — City Lights Books (@CityLightsBooks) June 3, 2018 Still a gateway for many a young [and old] queer.  knife | fork | book  

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Instead of politically correct, maybe it’s just plain correct to love someone and want them to have a place in this world where they are not persecuted and murdered. If you are someone who uses the term “politically correct” to dismiss the needs and concerns of others, try taking a moment before you say the words and […]

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Queer space

touching is not actually touching (fans push the hot air around us) touching is the act of atoms resisting each other touching is resistance TANIS FRANCO, from QUARRY (University of Calgary Press, 2018) wQr [What Queer Reading], KFB new imprint Reading Series debuts last night with a special focus on QUEER SPACE/S featuring ZOE SHARP, BRIAN […]

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NEW KFB imprint announced

I’m thrilled to announce a new chapbook imprint at knife | fork |book: wQr, What Queer Reading, with myself acting as editor and Kirby as publisher. We’re devoted to publishing queer poets of colour, and we’re looking for work in which queerness is expressed alongside but also beyond identity: in the shifting of selfhood into cosmic matter; […]