Todd Boss is the author of the poetry collections published by W. W. Norton, Yellowrocket (2008) and Pitch (2012). His poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The London Times, The Best American Poetry, and on NPR. In 2009, Virginia Quarterly named Yellowrocket one of the ten best poetry books of the year, and awarded Boss the Emily Clark Balch Prize. Yellowrocket was also selected as the Midwest Bookseller Association’s Honor Book for Poetry and was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award. Panic, Boss’s verse retelling of Knut Hamsun’s 1894 novella Pan, will premiere as a one-man opera in late 2013, ar-ranged by Boston Conservatory’s Andy Vores. Boss is the founding co-director of Motionpoems, a poetry film initiative now collaborating with Copper Canyon, Milkweed, Graywolf, Ecco, and other literary presses.