» txtcafé is dedicated to poetry for the txt generation. Its first 2 publications are Laugh Out Loud and Age Sex Location by silver. The website is still under development, & will eventually exhibit many examples of txt poetry & animations, & offer for sale a range of books, txtickles,
t-shirts, greeting cards, etc. incorporating lines and expressions from txt poems.
» silver is the author of 6 books of poetry. He has read his work at the National Theatre & the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, where he was also poet in residence. He was one of 3 poets reading on the Poetry Trust Schools Tour 2006. His most recent poetry collections are Laugh Out Loud & Age Sex Location, available only from the txtcafe website.
For further details or to book readings or schools workshops, email firstname.lastname@example.org
silvers poems are a fascinating exploration and wonderfully enjoyable celebration of the expressive power of this new genre. For anyone interested in the future of English and of poetry, they are a must-read.
Professor David Crystal, author of Language and the Internet and The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language.