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Author: Rodrigo Toscano

Rodrigo Toscano's previous books include IN RANGE (Counterpath Press, 2019), EXPLOSION ROCKS SPRINGFIELD (Fence Books, 2016), DECK OF DEEDS (Counterpath Press, 2012), Collapsible Poetics Theater (a National Poetry Series selection), TO LEVELING SWERVE (Krupskaya, 2004), PLATFORM (Atelos, 2003), PARTISANS (O Books, 1999), and The Disparities. His poetry has appeared in the anthologies Voices Without Borders, Diasporic Avant Gardes, Imagined Theatres, Dialectical Imaginaries, Earth Bound, and Best American Poetry. He works for the Labor Institute as a national project director, strategizing around issues that involve environmental and labor culture transformation. Originally from San Diego, and after 16 years in Brooklyn, NY, he now lives in New Orleans, LA.

The Charm & The Dread
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The Charm & The Dread

Fence Books

In Rodrigo Toscano's THE CHARM AND THE DREAD, the unraveling of the American Imperium is rendered frontally, through strange adjacencies. Always an astute observer of tectonic shifts in political culture, Toscano plumbs the inter-locking crises that...

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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 ex...

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In Range
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In Range

Counterpath Press

Poetry. The Global and National Golems of Meaning Mirages are kept at bay in Rodrigo Toscano's IN RANGE. Or are they? 80 poems (written in 30 days), these works seek faint signals of life through the noise of it all. Toscano lasers in on domestic to...

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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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