Michael Tod Edgerton


San Francisco, CA 94114

Author's Bio

Michael Tod Edgerton is the author of Vitreous Hide (Lavender Ink 2013). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Coconut, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, EOAGH, Five Fingers Review, New American Writing, New Orleans Review, Sonora Review, and Word For/Word, among other journals. He has taught literature and creative writing at Brown University, where he earned his MFA in Literary Arts; at Stonehill College and New College of Florida as a Visiting Poet; at the University of Georgia, where he earned his PhD in English and Creative Writing; and curretnly at San Jose State University. A native of Lexington, KY, Tod currently lives in San Francisco with his husband. You can read about and contribute to Tod’s ongoing participatory project at WhatMostVividly.com and can connect with him on Twitter @TodEdge.

Publications & Prizes

Vitreous Hide (Lavender Ink, 2013)
Prizes won: 

Peter Kaplan Memorial Fellow of Literary Arts, Brown University; winner of the Boston Review and Five Fingers Review poetry contests; scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Napa Valley Writers' Conferences; Hugh Kenner Award, University of Georgia; 2012 Art on the Atlanta Beltline grant for What Most Vividly text art installation.

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Lexington, KY
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Lexington, KY
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Last update: May 21, 2019