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MARCELLO DI CINTIO “Palestine in Poetry”

KFB FRIDAYS | THIS FRIDAY Marcello Di Cintio’s book Pay No Heed to the Rockets reveals life in contemporary Palestine through the lens of Palestinian literary culture. In honour of National Poetry Month, Di Cintio will share some of the writing of the Palestinian poets he writes about in Pay No Heed and tell stories […]

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Like no other

  Iconic. Legendary. Like no other. LYNN CROSBIE gets the KFB treatment with an outpouring of love and respect from fellow poets who held a deep, appreciative space celebrating #LIAR10TH* Gratitude to all who participated for bringing it and making it so. *We lied. It’s the 13th anniversary, just thought the 10th sounded classier.

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We’re BLASTED

  Our first package arrives THE BLASTED TREE Toronto  Exclusively at KFB

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What delights

“Where is your Self to be found? Always in the deepest enchantment that you have experienced.” – Hugo von Hofmannsthal “When I laugh from my belly, it’s a good day.” – Kirby People often ask how I got into this poetry gig, or my own inquiry, “What keeps me here?” The simple answer. It delights me. […]

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TWO LAUREATES: GEOFFREY JAMES + ANNE MICHAELS MARCH 22ND

KFB | MARCH 22ND TO PHOTO LAUREATE GEOFFREY JAMES TO POET LAUREATE ANNE MICHAELS ONE UNFORGETTABLE EVENING FRIDAY MARCH 22ND knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30 Start 7 PLEASE NOTE: LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. NO ENTRY ONCE PROGRAM […]

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The joy that is

Saturdays. Poets KLARA DU PLESSIS (EKKE Palimpsest Press) + JIM JOHNSTONE (ed. THE NEXT WAVE: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry Anstruther Press) spend some time pouring over the goods.  knife | fork | book 

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INKWELL POETRY SHOWCASE

KFB | TODAY 3PM Eight of our writers will take the stage at Toronto’s poetry-only bookstore to move, entertain, and inspire you. HONEY NOVICK  ASPI KOOTAR  EMILY WAKNINE  LORRAINE GARRAWAY  MARK HARVEY  PAMELA CHYNN  JOSEPH PIRRELLO  MICHÈLE BRETON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23RD 3PM Co-sponsored by knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | […]

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“kind of wanted to stay forever”

went to visit @knifeforkbook while hanging out in Toronto and kind of wanted to stay forever, what a dreamy little place 😍 — Cara Nelissen (@CaraNelissen) February 19, 2019 “dreamy”  knife | fork | book (thanks Cara, again soon)

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The warmth of good company

The poet’s came out last night and were rewarded in kind with readings by E MARTIN NOLAN and ELEE KRALJII GARDINER. Good company. Still warm.