Please join Spoonbill Studio [99 Montrose] for a reading with Kirby and Jonathan Garfinkel on May 1st, 7PM-9PM.
Kirby’s newest chapbook is She’s Having a Doris Day (now in it’s 4th printing). Recently published in Matrix Magazine. The Rusty Toque Issue 13 (Pushcart Prize Nominee), National Poetry Month 2018 and bandcamp A Cocksucker’s Prayer. Their forthcoming full-length debut, This Is Where I Get Off, Spring 2019. Kirby is the owner and publisher of knife | fork | book, a poetry bookshop and press located in Toronto. https://jeffkirby.ca/
Jonathan is an award-winning poet, playwright and prose writer. His latest chapbook Bociany (Storks) was published by knife | fork | book. His genre-bending work bridges the personal and the political, and is often inspired by his travels to far-flung, dangerous places, with an eye toward the humorous and absurd. He is the author of the book of poetry Glass Psalms. His plays have been produced across Canada and Germany and includes The Trials of John Demjanjuk: A Holocaust Cabaret, and the 2011 Governor General’s nominated House of Many Tongues. Jonathan teaches creative writing at the National Theatre School of Canada.
Many titles from knife | fork | book will be available to purchase at the event.