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Author: Rodrigo Toscano

Rodrigo Toscano is the author of TO LEVELING SWERVE (Krupskaya, 2004), PLATFORM (Atelos, 2003), The Disparities (Green Integer, 2002) and PARTISANS (O Books, 1999). His poetry has appeared in Best American Poetry 2004, War and Peace (2004 & 2007), In the Criminal's Cabinet: An anthology of poetry and fiction (2004), and in McSweeney's Poets Picking Poets. His polyvocalic pieces, poetics plays, and body-movement poems, and radio pieces have been performed and broadcast widely. His work has been translated into French, German, Italian, and Catalonian. Toscano is originally from Southern California. He works in Manhattan at the Labor Institute, and lives in Brooklyn.

Collapsible Poetics Theater
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Collapsible Poetics Theater

Fence Books

Poetry. Drama. Latino/Latina Studies. Rodrigo Toscano's COLLAPSIBLE POETICS THEATER is a genre-expanding force to be reckoned with. From polyvocalic pieces for multiple readers to "body-movement poems" to "simultaneous activities pieces" to anti-mas...

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Deck of Deeds
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Deck of Deeds

Counterpath Press

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. DECK OF DEEDS is comprised of seventy poetic prose image captions (sans images) whose titles are inspired by the popular Latin American loteria card game. Written by a poet who logs in an average of ten thousand miles ...

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Explosion Rocks Springfield
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Explosion Rocks Springfield

Fence Books

Poetry. Aesthetic appreciation, stern (loving) criticism, and determined re- imagining of several dominant tendencies in American avant-garde poetry of the last decade. The book is made of 80 iterations of the following line: The Friday evening gas ...

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PARTISANS
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PARTISANS

O Books

Poetry. From the beginning Rodrigo's poems have emerged as serious, serial shots at the dark, and in this collection the alarms are coming from all directions. Whatever is out there: it is commemorating resistance (Fanny Howe). Rodrigo Toscano's PAR...

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Platform
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Platform

Atelos

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Rodrigo Toscano's PLATFORM is a political one; his writings are predicated on the political conditions of contemporary life. But his work is not (and will never be) predicted by those conditions; indeed, outwitting, un...

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To Leveling Swerve
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To Leveling Swerve

Krupskaya

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Ideological intention meets ideological surprise in TO LEVELING SWERVE, Rodrigo Toscano's fourth book of poetry. While continuing to develop his overriding concern with poem as radical social interface, TO LEVELING SWE...

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