Todd Boss, GPC 2011-2012
Todd Boss’s debut poetry collection, Yellowrocket (W. W. Norton, 2008) was followed by Pitch (Norton, 2012). Todd’s poems have appeared in Poetry, The London Times, The New Yorker, NPR, and Best American Poetry. He won Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch Prize in 2009. His first libretto, Panic, a verse retelling of Knut Hamsun’s Pan, premiered winter 2011-12. He is a co-founder of Motionpoems, a new poetry film initiative now developing a dozen poetry films in collaboration with Scribner’s Best American Poetry 2011. He lives in Saint Paul with his wife and children.