David Livingstone Clink

AST MEMBER: 1995 - Present

DAVID'S WEB SITE: www.poetrymachine.com

FAVOURITE ANIMAL: Frog

SELECTED POETRY PUBLICATIONS:

My first book-length poetry collection, Eating Fruit out of Season, was published in July 2008 by Tightrope Books.

I am also the author of 5 poetry chapbooks:

  • His name was Gord, and he used to run with the bulls
    [Junction Books, 2001: OUT OF PRINT]
  • The Surly Blondes of Earth
    [believe your own press, 2002: OUT OF PRINT]
  • Come-on from the Horse on 7th Avenue
    [believe your own press, 2004]
  • Shapeshifter
    [believe your own press, 2006]
  • One Dozen
    [believe your own press, 2007]

    OTHER POETRY STUFF:
    My poem Falling was nominated for two awards,
    The Rhysling Award and The Aurora Award.

    PERSONAL STUFF:
    I was born on June 20th, 1962, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, and grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut and Toronto, Ontario. I am related to the Scottish explorer David Livingstone. I am the Circulation Coordinator at the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library at York University, where I graduated with a degree in English.

    I am the Artistic Director of the
    Rowers Pub Reading Series.