Rodrigo Toscano

Poet

Rodrigo Toscano is currently at work on an epic poem, titled, “Explosion Rocks Springfield.” His latest book is Deck of Deeds (Counterpath Press, 2012). Collapsible Poetics Theater (Fence Books) was a 2007 National Poetry Series Selection. He was the recipient of a New York State Fellowship in Poetry and his poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Against Expression, Diasporic Avant Gardes, and Poetic Voices Without Borders, and Best American Poetry. Toscano works for the Labor Institute in conjunction the United Steelworkers and the National Institute for Environmental Health Science. He works out of a laptop, tethered to a Droid, residing in airports, occupying poetics in midflight.