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It’s in the details

    AN OPEN LOVE LETTER TO UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE It’s always, always, always, in the details. That’s what you have shown us, time and time again. The ‘little finds’ that bring such delight and pleasure to your publications, a ‘hidden’ numbered letterpress postcard, the way your subscription boxes are packed with such attention/intention (thank […]


KFB Closed This Week (Nov 15-18th)

A REMINDER KFB will be CLOSED TODAY (WEDS) through SAT NOV 15-18TH for an event at the studio. Sorry for any inconvenience. SEE US & FRIENDS AT @MeetThePresses SATURDAY NOON – 5PM Thanks loves! @itsakirby #poetrydarlings #bookshop #chapbooks #toronto — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) November 15, 2017 k | f | ‘b-eautiful’ CHAPBOOK BUNDLE DAVID BRADFORD […]

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On our radar

  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 […]

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In the pink

  You know she’s having one* when the shop is looking this snappy! Come. Partake. Enjoy. We so appreciate your business.  knife | fork | book *Photos: KIRBY She’s Having a Doris Day

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Two presses

  * it IS possible. you have value. you have permission * | ** raging against the dying of the light ** LYNNE DESILVA-JOHNSON @OnlyWhatICan BROOKLYN. Home of two remarkable small presses we carry here at the shop, UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE and Lynne Desilva-Johnson’s THE OPERATING SYSTEM. Visits to both proved not only ‘inspired,’ but […]

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“Rock with you

What rocked our world this year? @knifeforkbook did! Thank you to @itsakirby for being a true champion of #poetry! — BookThug (@bookthug) December 20, 2016   girl, all night”  knife | fork | book