Jim Cushing

Jim Cushing


Office: Bldg. 38-214
Phone: 756-1622


Ph.D., UC Irvine, 1983

Teaching Interests

Creative writing

Selected Publications and Awards

California Faculty Association Distinguished Lecturer for 2004-05
Poet Laureate of San Luis Obispo for 2008-2010.
Renegade Magazine’s 1994 “Warlord of the Subculture” Award
Pinocchio’s Revolution (2010) Cahuenga Press of Los Angeles
Undercurrent Blues (2005) Cahuenga Press of Los Angeles
The Length of an Afternoon (1999) Cahuenga Press of Los Angeles
You and the Night and the Music (1991) Cahuenga Press of Los Angeles
His poems and essays have appeared in such publications as Antioch Review, California Quarterly, Denver Quarterly, RATTLE, Massachusetts Review and Yabolusha Review, as well as in The Second Set, a jazz-poetry anthology edited by Yusef Komunyakaa (Indiana UP, 1996).

Web Presence

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