Poetry. UNDERCURRENT BLUES is made up of both a sequel to his previous work, You and the Night and the Music, as well as a series of newer works written from 1997-2002. "Cushing's work proves that once can be a part of the insular atmosphere of the academy & still write with brave, bold, and noble strokes of poetic integrity"-Michael C. Ford. Cushing is the author of two previous books of poetry, and teaches literature and creative writing at Cal Poly.
James Cushing (PhD, UC Irvine, 1983), San Luis Obispo Poet Laureate for 2008-2011, has poems in many journals. His collections include PINOCCHIO'S REVOLUTION, UNDERCURRENT BLUES, THE LENGTH OF AFTERNOON, THE MAGICIANS' UNION, and SOLACE, all from Cahuenga Press in Los Angeles. Author City: SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA USA