David Seymour

David Seymour’s first book, Inter Alia, published by Brick Books, was short-listed for the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry in Canada. Some of the poems in Inter Alia were used as lyrics by the roots-rock band The Warped 45s for their debut album 10 Day Poem for Saskatchewan. Seymour's second book, For Display Purposes Only, was released by Coach House Books in 2013. He currently lives in Toronto where he works in the film industry.


It’s time to go to work. The retired woman as big as a house stands on her porch scattering pigeons with mild invective and a broom, no longer prone to fluctuations in the market. Five doors further neglected leftovers of …

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