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“holy shivers”

KFB FRIDAYS | THIS FRIDAY                                                             …so beautiful I wanted to capture you, pin you to me forever Here’s the story. I had just finished (and was blown away by) Linda Frank’s Divided, that very same week poet Ross Belot comes in, introduces himself and I share this with him, he says, “O, I’m a good […]

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Beauteous

The remarkable occasion when an evening accomplishes exactly what it set out to do. A seamless forty minutes of poetic interplay between AARON BOOTHBY, CANISIA LUBRIN, and KLARA DU PLESSIS, (a full, appreciative house, spellbound), meticulously crafted and hosted by du Plessis. Beautiful indeed.  knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY

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“this reading will be beautiful”

THIS #KFBFRIDAYS Doors 6:30 Poetry 7 Poet KLARA DU PLESSIS (“Ekke” @PalimpsestPress ‘One of the year’s best.’ @itsakirby) has curated a special evening at KFB w/ fellow poets @canisialu and @ellipticalnight #ONENIGHTONLY https://t.co/bDHZ0ZKmnT k | f | b#poweredbypoets pic.twitter.com/HAhZlzjqWK — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) August 23, 2018 I’ve been toying with the idea of curating a reading […]

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“Remember, art is a long game.”

Learn what you need and more importantly, what you don’t. – Ariel Gordon There was much to be gleaned from last night’s illuminating, powerfully intimate, moving conversation between poets TANIS MACDONALD and JACOB MCARTHUR MOONEY at the Toronto launch of OUT OF LINE: Daring To Be An Artist Outside the Big City (Wolsak & Wynn) MacDonald’s […]

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Gloriously Out of Line

KFB FRIDAYS | THIS FRIDAY What if we practised creative community not in some unseeable future with imaginary circumstances, but right here, gloriously out of line? TANIS MACDONALD Out of Line: Daring to Be an Artist Outside the Big City (Wolsak & Wynn) w/ Special Guest JACOB MCARTHUR MOONEY FRIDAY AUGUST 17TH knife | fork | book […]

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KFB BESTSELLERS JUNE 2018

ANNE BOYER  A HANDBOOK OF DISSAPOINTED FATE (UGLY DUCKLING) on order ANNICK MACASKILL NO MEETING WITHOUT BODY (GASPEREAU) on order KLARA DU PLESSIS  EKKE  (PALIMPSEST) in store JIM JOHNSTONE ed. THE NEXT WAVE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF 21ST CENTURY CANADIAN POETRY (ANSTRUTHER) in store AMANDA JERNIGAN YEARS, MONTHS, DAYS (BIBLIOASIS) in store ERIC SCHMALTZ SURFACES (INVISIBLE) […]

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COOL POETRY NIGHTS | #KFBFRIDAYS | JULY

FRIDAY JULY 6TH CATHERINE & KATHLEEN CATHERINE GRAHAM | KATHLEEN MCCRACKEN CATHERINE GRAHAM’s sixth poetry collection The Celery Forest (Wolsak & Wynn, Buckrider Books) is a CBC Books Top 10 Canadian Poetry Collection of 2017 and appears on their Ultimate Canadian Poetry List. KATHLEEN McCRACKEN is a Canadian poet and academic. She is the author of seven collections of poetry […]

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Such times

MARCELA HUERTA | A. LIGHT ZACHARY  | CANISIA LUBRIN | ADÈLE BARCLAY All on a Saturday Night.  knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY

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Poet’s house

  “One of the coolest places in the city to read.” – DJB DANI COUTURE  DAVID JAMES BROCK  ANNICK MACASKILL on a Friday night.  knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY  

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“There is no meeting without body:”

  KFB WEEKEND FRIDAY JUNE 8 DAVID JAMES BROCK | DANI COUTURE | ANNICK MACASKILL NO MEETING WITHOUT BODY (GASPEREAU PRESS) TORONTO LAUNCH SAT JUNE 9 ADÈLE BARCLAY  | A. LIGHT ZACHARY  | CANISIA LUBRIN | MARCELA HUERTA knife | fork | book at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto Doors 6:30 Poetry 7 Access: We are a […]