David Waltner-Toews

David Waltner-Toews

David Waltner-Toews is a Canadian essayist, poet, fiction writer and veterinarian. He is best known for his work on animal and human infectious diseases in relation to complexity. A professor in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph, he is the founding president of Veterinarians without Borders/ Vétérinaires sans Frontières, and founding president of the Network for Ecosystem Sustainability and Health. Waltner-Toews has published many scholarly-reviewed papers, a textbook, a half-dozen books of poetry including Endangered Species (Turnstone Press), a collection of poems and recipes, an award-winning collection of short stories, and a murder mystery. In 2011 he collaborated with artist Diane Maclean on her exhibition Bird at Killhope North of England Lead Mining Museum, contributing a new poem, The Love Song of the Javanese Singing Cock.

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Endangered Species

The poems in Endangered Species examine the human animal in a state of siege, from uncontrolled technology to the natural and universal process of aging.

ISBN 9780888011268
Base price with tax $8.95
Sales price $8.95
Sales price without tax $8.95
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