SATURDAY 3PM DAVID ALEXANDER launches his Nightwood Editions debut, AFTER THE HATCHING OVEN with special guests, LILLIAN NECAKOV + JEFF LATOSIK. 7PM ZED PRESS storm Toronto with two new chapbooks/poets HANAN HAZIME AORTA + KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI MOE’S SKIN
True story. These beauties from GASPEREAU PRESS arrive yesterday (including new titles from SUE GOYETTE and GEORGE ELLIOT CLARKE) and poet ANNICK MACASKILL drops in from Hailfax who’s Book of Hours comes out this Spring from the mirthful g. Welcome, both. knife | fork | book
knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio, 244 Augusta Avenue, Second Floor (walk-up above Bunner’s Bakery)
Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish
LILLIAN NECAKOV is the author of Sickbed of Dogs, Wolsak and Wynn, 1989, Polaroids, Coach House Books, 1997, Hat Trick, Exile Editions, 1998, The Bone Broker, Mansfield Press, 2007, Hooligans, Mansfield Press 2011, and The Lake Contains an Emergency Room, Apt. 9 Press,2015.
JIM SMITH is the author of fifteen books and chapbooks published between 1979 and 2012, including One Hundred Most Frightening Things (blewointmentpress, 1985), Convincing Americans (Proper Tales Press, 1986), The Schwarzenegger Poems (Surrealist Poets Gardening Association, 1988), Translating Sleep (Wolsak & Wynn, 1989), Leonel/Roque (Coteau Books, 1998), Back Off, Assassin! New and Selected Poems (Mansfield Press, 2009) and his newest collection, Happy Birthday, Nicanor Parra, released by Mansfield Press in November 2012.
NICHOLAS POWER, a founding member of the Meet the Presses literary collective, performs in wild places with the River Poets. He’s been published by Teksteditions (Melancholy Scientist), Underwhich Editions(wells), The Writing Space (a modestdevice), and Battered Press (No Poems).He edits and publishes with his own Gesture Press.