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Exhibit of Portraits and Book Launch
With readings by Don Pyle, KIRBY, and Will Manning

Friday 26 January 2024
Doors at 7PM
Readings at 7:30PM

$10 or pay-what-you-choose

Exhibit in the Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery
Readings in the Microcinema

Don Pyle is the author of Trouble In The Camera Club (ECW Press), a book of photos and essays about the beginning of punk in Toronto, and most recently, Shot In A Mirror (Midnight Mass) a collection of portraits and writing. He’s a lifetime member of band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, who he released four albums with and scored the Kids In The Hall TV series. Currently he’s the drummer of Long Branch, who are about to release their second album.

KIRBY’s work includes She (KFB, 2024), Behold (2023), a stage adaptation of Poetry Is Queer (Palimpsest Press, 2021), What Do You Want To Be Called? (Anstruther Press, 2020) & This Is Where I Get Off (Permanent Sleep Press, 2019). Their column, “The First Time” is a regular feature of Send My Love To Anyone. They are the publisher at knife | fork | book.

Will Manning is a poet from Toronto, ON. Their debut chapbook, Joan Would Say, was released in 2023 by Knife Fork Book. After a brief tour of the States last year with Don Pyle, Will is completing a full length collection of sonnets made from the inflectional music of everyday language.