[David Silverberg's As Close to the Edge Without Going Over is a new book of genre poetry from Canadian speciality press ChiZine (previously). I was tickled by his poem "Terms and Conditionals" (for reasons that will be immediately obvious) and I asked him if we could reprint it here — he graciously assented. -Cory]
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David Silverberg's new book of poetry As Close to the Edge Without Going Over (KQP, an imprint of ChiZine Publications) is now available. Fusing science fiction with horror and surrealism, As Close is a unique book that encourages us to examine how we'll live and love in decades to come.
David is a poet, theatre artist, journalist, editor, event organizer and producer. He is the artistic director and founder of Toronto Poetry Slam, and was the director of two Canadian Festivals of Spoken Word in Toronto. He edited the Canadian spoken word anthology Mic Check (Quattro Books) and has performed his spoken word poetry across the world, including Vancouver, Montreal, London (UK) and Paris. His first solo theatre show Jewnique debuted in May 2018. His non-fiction work has appeared in The Washington Post, BBC News, The Globe & Mail, Vice, Ars Technica, Broken Pencil, Quill & Quire, NOW Magazine and many more. Find him at DavidSilverberg.ca.