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Bill Cushing

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Poet Talk with Bill Cushing by Lisa Tomey

Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Bill Cushing lived in several states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico before moving to California. He earned an MFA in writing from Goddard College in Vermont and now lives in Glendale with his wife and their son. He recently retired after teaching college English at both East Los Angeles and Mt. San Antonio colleges for over 20 years. Published in various journals and anthologies—both in print and online, he is a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee and was named among the Top Ten L. A. Poets in 2017 as well as one of 2018’s “ten poets to watch” by Spectrum Publishing of Los Angeles. In 2019, he won the San Gabriel Valley Chapbook Competition with Music Speaks, a volume recently awarded with a 2021 New York City Book Awards. Along with writing and facilitating a writing group (9 Bridges), his poetry collection, A Former Life, was released by Finishing Line Press and honored with a 2020 Kops-Featherling International Book Award. Amazon--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lisa-tomey/message

43mins

9 Apr 2021

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Bill Cushing & Changes

The Hambone Show

This week Hambone returns to explain changes he has made to his podcast and things he will be doing in the future. For, today's interview he chats with Bill Cushing about raising his son Gabriel and various challenges they have had to overcome in helping Gabriel succeed. hambone4481@protonmail.com

1hr 9mins

23 Mar 2021

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Bill Cushing | Episode 41

An American Conversation Podcast

Named after a Civil War Navy hero, Bill Cushing was born into a military family, living in various states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. He worked as an electrician in the Navy and on oil tankers, naval vessels, and fishing boats.  As a writer, Bill has been published in various literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. A Former Life, his collection of poems, was released last June by Finishing Line Press. When not lecturing or writing, Bill facilitates a writing workshop in Eagle Rock. Running as the Libertarian candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 2010, Bill has been a featured speaker on the issue of free speech and censorship for local party chapters and area schools.

52mins

26 Sep 2020

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ABC #132: Poetry Fridays with Bill Cushing & Chuck Corbisiero

A Brief Chat

Poet Bill Cushing performs his work with guitarist Chuck Corbisiero. Bill and Chuck are hosting a live event on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET. To sign up for the open mic, or to watch or listen via Zoom, email notesandlettersla@gmail.com. You can find all the Poetry Fridays episodes here. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become a supporting member today. Members get a weekly bonus episode on Saturdays and more. Thank you. Follow Jason on Twitter: @jasondcrane Follow Jason on Instagram: @jasondcrane Follow A Brief Chat on Instagram: @abriefchat Email the show: jason@abriefchat.com

11mins

22 May 2020

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ABC #132: Poetry Fridays with Bill Cushing & Chuck Corbisiero

A Brief Chat with Jason Crane

Poet Bill Cushing performs his work with guitarist Chuck Corbisiero. Bill and Chuck are hosting a live event on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET. To sign up for the open mic, or to watch or listen via Zoom, email notesandlettersla@gmail.com. You can find all the Poetry Fridays episodes here. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become a supporting member today. Members get a weekly bonus episode on Saturdays and more. Thank you. Follow Jason on Twitter: @jasondcrane Follow Jason on Instagram: @jasondcrane Follow A Brief Chat on Instagram: @abriefchat Email the show: jason@abriefchat.com

11mins

22 May 2020

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The QL_P Reading Series Presents Bill Cushing

Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio

Bill Cushing has lived in Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Florida, Maryland, 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 serving in the Navy and later working as an electrician on oil tankers, naval vessels, and fishing boats before he returned to college at the age of 37. He earned an MFA in writing from Goddard College in Vermont and teaches at East Los Angeles and Mt. San Antonio colleges, residing in Glendale with his wife and their son. As a writer, Bill has been published in various literary journals, magazines, and newspapers, including Birders World and The San Juan Star. His short stories have appeared in Borfski Press, Newtown Literary Journal, and Sediments. He had poems in both volumes of the award-winning Stories of Music. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, both in print and online, including Avocet, Brownstone Review, Mayo Review, Penumbra, Spectrum, The Song Is..., and West Trade Review. When not teaching or writing, Bill facilitates a writing workshop in Eagle Rock, California (9 Bridges). He also performs with a musician in a project called “Notes and Letters.” He invites anyone interested to visit and “like” their Facebook page or check their youtube page by searching “Chuck Corbisiero Bill Cushing Notes and Letters.”A nominee for both a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, Bill was named as one of the Top Ten Poets of L.A. in 2017, and in 2018, he was honored as on the ten poets to watch in L. A. His recent book, A Former Life, was released in June 2019 by Finishing Line Press, and he won the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Chapbook Competition with Music Speaks, a volume currently being prepared for wider release.

1hr

8 Oct 2019

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Bill Cushing

A Guy, A Car, And A Podcast

Bill is a poet and a fellow lover of film. And this conversation is chalked full of references to poets, poetry, and films that all of us should make sure to experience before we die. Including the epic works of Bill Cushing.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcBq6xyF20DFZNuqaM_1x6Q http://mcphfilmclub.org/the-casablanca-test/--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 16mins

14 Aug 2019

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Quintessential Listening: Poetry - Bill Cushing

Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio

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.Bill has been published in various literary journals, magazines, and newspapers, including The San Juan Star and the Florida Times-Union. His short stories have appeared in Borfski Press, Newtown Literary Journal and Sediments. Bill’s poetry has been in numerous journals, both in print and online, including Avocet, Brownstone Review, Glomag, Mayo Review, Penumbra, Poetry Nook, Spectrum, The Song Is. . ., and West Trade Review. He had poems (one a Pushcart Prize nominee) in both volumes of the award-winning Stories of Music. In 2017, Bill was named as one of the Top Ten Poets of L.A., and this year Spectrum Publishing named him as one of the “ten poets to watch” in Los Angeles.When not teaching or writing, Bill facilitates a writing workshop in Eagle Rock, California (part of the 9 Bridges Writing Community). He also performs with a musician in a project called “Notes and Letters,” a project that is available online through both Facebook and youtube. He is now in the pre-publication stages for a full-length volume of poems with Finishing Line Press, scheduled for release in mid-2019. That book is tentatively titled A Former Life

1hr 1min

4 Sep 2018