Thomas Lynch is the author of five collections of poems and four books of essays, including “Bone Rosary: New & Selected Poems” and “”The Undertaking,” a finalist for the National Book Award (U.S.). His work has been the subject of two film documentaries. PBS Frontline's The Undertaking, aired nationwide in 2007, won the 2008 Emmy Award for Arts and Culture Documentary. Cathal Black's film, Learning Gravity, produced for the BBC, was awarded the Michigan Prize by Michael Moore. Thomas Lynch's essays, poems and stories have appeared in The Atlantic and Granta, The New York Times and Times of London, The New Yorker, Poetry and The Paris Review and elsewhere.