Michael Tod Edgerton is a queer poet and the author of Vitreous Hide (Lavender Ink, 2013). His poems have appeared previously as the winner of the Boston Review and Five Fingers Review contests, and in Coconut, Denver Quarterly, EOAGH, Interim, New American Writing, New Orleans Review, Posit, and Sonora Review, among other journals. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and a PhD in English from the University of Georgia. You can check out Tod’s ongoing participatory text and sound project, What Most Vividly, at WhatMostVividly.com. He lives in the city that used to be San Francisco and teaches at San José State University.