BWS 06.05.15: Mark Silverberg

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 Mark Silverberg is a poet, educator, and critic who has taught in Ethiopia, Malaysia, The Gambia, and across Canada. He is the author of Believing the Line: The Jack Siegel Poems (Breton Books; Eric Hoffer Book Award, 2013) and The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant Garde (Ashgate, 2010), and editor of New York School Collaborations: The Color of Vowels (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013). Mark is also an Associate Professor of English at Cape Breton University, where he specializes in poetry, visual arts, and poetic collaborations.

Ahead of his March 6 appearance at Brockton Writers Series, he drops by the blog today with some samples from Believing the Line, in which he wrote poetic responses to Siegel’s drawings and painting.

Click here to find out more about Believing the Line

(Click the images to see them in larger format!)

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Mark Silverberg visits the Brockton Writers Series Wednesday, May 6, 2015—full of beans Coffee House & Roastery, 1348 Dundas St. W., Toronto (6:30pm, PWYC)—along with Zainab Amadahy, Ghadeer Malek and Jane Woods. The event begins with a special guest talk, “Getting Started in Book Reviewing,” by Emily M. Keeler of the National Post.

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