Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 | Emma Lee interviews Feature Poet, Bill Cushing

Emma Lee interviews Feature Poet, Bill Cushing

Bill Cushing lived in various states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico before moving to California. As an undergrad, he was called the “blue collar” poet by classmates at the University of Central Florida because of his years in the Navy and later as an electrician on oil tankers, fishing boats, and other naval vessels before returning to college at 37. Earning an MFA in writing from Goddard College in Vermont, he now teaches at East Los Angeles and Mt. San Antonio colleges.

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