Todd Boss

Todd Boss is a poet and multimedia artist. He was born in 1968 and raised on a cattle farm near Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Boss received his BA from St. Olaf College in 1991 and his MFA in poetry from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 1994.

Boss is the author of four books of poetry: Someday the Plan of a Town: Poems (W. W. Norton, 2022); Tough Luck (W. W. Norton, 2017); Pitch (W. W. Norton, 2012), winner of the 2012 Poetry Midwest Booksellers Choice Award; and Yellowrocket (W. W. Norton, 2010). He is also the author of a children’s book and libretti that have premiered at Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. 

Boss was the producer of more than one hundred and fifty Motionpoems films. He now hosts the podcast There’s a Poem in That.