POET PICKS : ROXANNA BENNETT ROXANNA BENNETT is the author of The Uncertainty Principle (Tightrope Books, 2014). Her work has appeared in Bitch Magazine, Slice Magazine, The Dalhousie Review, Existere, Arc, Vallum, CV2, Cosmonauts Avenue, Qwerty, carte blanche, and many other publications. Her KFB chapbook, Unseen Garden, comes out Fall 2017. She lives in Ontario, Canada.
So, what rocked my world? The remarkable power of ‘naming.’ MOEZ SURANI‘s book-length poem ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация (BookThug, 2016), lists the code names for UN miltary interventions from 1945 to present that could easily be mistaken for the titles of children’s picture books. At once absurdly funny and utterly grotesque, the […]
The extraordinary new issue of MATRIX MAGAZINE, edited by poet ROXANNA BENNETT now in store alongside The Antigonish Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, BRICK, Broken Pencil, CV2, The Fiddlehead, The Four Poets, Grain, The Malahat Review, Prairie Fire, Room, Vallum, and more. knife | fork | book
KILBY SMITH-MCGREGOR + ROXANNA BENNETT last night at KFB Photos: KIRBY UP NEXT: 11/10 STANFORD CHEUNG. 11/17 LAUREN LEVIN + ERIC SNEATHEN. 11/24 MAUREEN HYNES
KILBY SMITH-McGREGOR KIDS IN TRIAGE ROXANNA BENNETT THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3RD knife | fork | book @ Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market Doors open 6:30PM | Reading 7PM Excerpt: Kilby Smith-McGregor IN CONVERSATION: ROXANNA BENNETT’S UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE The Town Crier, May 18, 2016. Photo: Kilby Smith-McGregor
A few of our favourite titles/poets from Tightrope Books, including their signature, THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2016 (in English) series*, EMILY POHL-WEARY‘s Ghost Sick (recently shortlisted for the Fred Cogswell Award), and ROXANNA BENNETT’s The Uncertainty Principle, reading here, NOVEMBER 3RD (with KILBY SMITH-MCGREGOR). *Launching at IFOA HARBOURFRONT, November 30th.
Illustrator: TALLULAH POMEROY
DAYTRIPPING. Made a jaunt to wonderful James Street (Hamilton) to nosh at Wass with Toronto Book Award Finalist and dear friend MARNIE WOODROW (at kfb Oct 6th), pick up copies of KILBY SMITH-McGREGOR’s Kids in Triage at Wolsak & Wynn (thanks Ashley) for her reading with ROXANNA BENNETT (Nov 3), join the well-read at Mulberry […]
k|f|b is thrilled to announce that poets ROXANNA BENNETT The Uncertainty Principle (Tightrope Books) & KILBY SMITH-McGREGOR Kids in Triage (Wolsak & Wynn) will grace our table Thursday, November 3rd. They’re plenty excited, too. It will be the first time these two actually meet following a brilliant two-part converstion they shared at The Puritan Magazine’s sister […]