As Close to the Edge Without Going Over

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Poet and theatre artist David Silverberg has written a unique poetry collection that probes where our future is headed, mixing science fiction, horror, and magic realism. Encouraging us to examine how we’ll live and love in decades to come, Silverberg provides us with an extraordinary book filled with biting humour, insight, and a flair for the fantastical.
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About the author

David is a spoken word poet, arts educator, workshop leader, artistic director, producer and journalist. He founded Toronto Poetry Slam, one of Canada's largest spoken word events. His first theatre show, Jewnique, debuted in Toronto in 2018.

He has performed across Canada, including at events such as the Luminato Festival of the Arts, Word on the Street, Words Aloud Poetry Festival in Durham, Vancouver Poetry Slam, Saskatoon Poetry Slam, Throw Poetry Slam in Montreal and many more.

David's debut book of poetry, Bags of Wires, was published by LyricalMyrical Press in 2007. His upcoming book will be published by ChiZine in 2019.

His non-fiction work has been published in the The Washington Post, BBC News, The Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Vice, Buzzfeed, Ars Technica, NOW Magazine, Quill & Quire, Canadian Business, Canadian Jewish News, Pharmacy Business, Ryerson Alumni Magazine, Raptors Magazine, and many more.

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Publisher
ChiZine Publications
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Published on
Jul 2, 2019
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Pages
72
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ISBN
9781771484855
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / Canadian
Poetry / General
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / General
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