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Iris Cushing

Iris Cushing is an editor of Argos Boks and holds an MFA in poetry from Columbia University.

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Television as aphorism.

Iris Cushing

Upon a first encounter, Iris Cushing’s poems read as idiomatic western lyrics—“aquifer, petroleum, / dinosaur skeleton” go two lines of “Nevada.” Yet the places in these poems act as portals to locations more capacious than the West.

Iris Cushing Katy Lederer