Todd Colby


Todd Colby is a Brooklyn-based artist focused on using words, images and sound to create poems and collages. His readings include Maison de la Poesie, Paris (2014), Poetic Research Bureau, Los Angeles (2014); The Public Theater, Tenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature (2014); Oxfam/IBID Gallery, London (2014); Performa Biennial 13, New York City (2014); Dia Art Foundation (2015); and MoMa PS1 (2015). In 2015 he was the recipient of a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space residency on Governor's Island. Colby is the author of five collections of poetry, including Tremble and Shine (Soft Skull Press, 2004), Riot in the Charm Factory: New and Selected Poems (Soft Skull Press, 2003), Flushing Meadows (Scary Topiary Press, 2013) and Splash State (The Song Cave, 2014). He has been awarded The Fund for Poetry Award on two occasions. Colby received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Iowa. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.