Rodrigo Toscano’s newest book of poetry, Explosion Rocks Springfield, is due out from Fence Books in spring, 2016. Collapsible Poetics Theater was a National Poetry Series selection. His poetry has appeared in the anthologies Angels of the Americlypse, Voices Without Borders, Diasporic Avant Gardes, Imagined Theatres, In the Criminal’s Cabinet, and Best American Poetry. He works for the Labor Institute based in NYC. He now lives in the Faubourg Marigny (seventh ward) of New Orleans.