Todd Boss is a poet, public artist and film producer in Minneapolis. His poetry collections are PITCH (2012, W. W. Norton) and YELLOWROCKET (2008). His poems have appeared in THE NEW YORKER, AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, POETRY, and NPR. He is the recipient of McKnight and Minnesota State Arts Board grants, the Midwest Booksellers’ Choice Award, and the Emily Clark Balch Prize from VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW. His large-scale public artworks include a 2012 installation in the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis to mark the 5th anniversary of the 35W Bridge collapse, and a block-wide projection of poetry films onto the 3D surface of Saint Paul’s historic Union Depot. He is the founding Executive and Artistic Director of Motionpoems, a nonprofit initiative that partners with major publishers and film companies to turn great contemporary poems into short films.