Michael Tod Edgerton is the author of the poetry book Vitreous Hide, a finalist for the Colorado Prize, Nightboat Books, and Omnidawn first book awards, among others, before being published by Lavender Ink in 2013. His poems have appeared as the winner of the Boston Review and Five Fingers Review annual contests, and in Coconut, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, EOAGH, New American Writing, New Orleans Review, Sonora Review, and Word For/Word, among other journals. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Georgia. Tod has served as an Associate Editor on Tarpaulin Sky literary magazine, Assistant to the Editors of The Georgia Review, and as Editor of Loose Change, the journal of new writing and art from the WonderRoot Center for Arts and Social Change in Atlanta, where he lives with his partner, Greg, and their cat, Penelope. Information about Tod’s ongoing participatory text and sound collage project, “What Most Vividly (A Choral Work),” can be found by visiting WhatMostVividly.com.