David Slabotsky

David Slabotsky


Toronto, Canada

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About David

Born: Montreal, Canada
Occupation: Writer
Favourite books: The Arabian Nights, Epic of Gilgamesh, Treasure Island, Ficciones

​Authors I love: Borges, Stevenson

My first writing job: Cub reporter for The Sherbrooke Daily Record, a small daily newspaper in Sherbrooke, Quebec, about an hour south of Montreal.

Also worked for: Broadcast News (Canadian Press), Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio and television networks.

Collection of short stories: The Mind of Genesis, Valley Editions

Short stories anthologized in: Imperial Messages, Avon Books, New York, Gates to the New City, Avon Books, New York, A Big Jewish Book, Anchor Press/Doubleday, New York

When I'm not writing: Zazen, Tai Chi, Iron Palm, Wooden Dummy

What I do best: day dreaming

Where I live: a tiny village in the country, northeast of Toronto, Canada

Dwelling: Old farm house on a half-acre. Currently renovating the small barn to make a writing and training space for myself on the top floor, and a yoga and ping pong space for my wife on the ground floor.

Currently reading: Madame Bovary

Find me: burntriverbooks@gmail.com, Twitter #slabotsky, Facebook, Google+, linkedin, Pinterest, or walking down a country road

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