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and what’s in store. Poetry. New. Rarities. Finds.   knife | fork | book  and online: shopKFB

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  Marlatt. Robertson. Hall. McFadden. Ball. New. Rare.  knife | fork | book Yes, we welcome preloved poetry books/chapbooks/ephemera donations. We can also assist in weeding your collection and pick-up downtown GTA. Contact us at  

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Remarkable. SINA QUEYRAS holds a generous space last night reading from her highly acclaimed, My Ariel (Coach House Books, 2017) closing out our year, ushering in a hopeful new. To all who came on such a wintry night, you are why we’re here. Blessings. See you in the new year. Special thanks to Jess and […]

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Present time

  “I’m intoxicated by fire, light traveling through color, integrity of materials and making something where there was nothing… I love the overpowering silence involved.” LISSA WOLSAK (Vert Magazine) Wolsak in Of Beings Alone interjects into her poetry the disappointment of our present time, compelled as it is by capitalism’s bottom line and the “mean” […]

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Get Skanky

BLAST FROM THE PASTRare DALE SMITH& (rarer still)SKANKY POSSUM PRESSramble into the shop. #FindItHere #poetry #toronto #bookshop #rare — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) November 22, 2016

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We’re salivating. See you there.  knife | fork | book And drop by our place after, we’re open until 9PM tonight @Rick’s Cafe 281 Augusta Avenue Kensington Market.