Stephen Cushman and Nathaniel Perry
Join us for a reading with poets Stephen Cushman and Nathaniel Perry. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Hothead (2018) is Stephen Cushman’s sixth book of poetry, following The Red List (2014), Riffraff (2011), Heart Island (2006), Cussing Lesson (2002), and Blue Pajamas (1998). He has written two books about poetry, Fictions of Form in American Poetry (1993) and William Carlos Williams and the Meanings of Measure (1985), and two books about the Civil War, Bloody Promenade: Reflections on a Civil War Battle (1999) and Belligerent Muse: Five Civil War Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War (2014). He is the general editor of the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012) and has taught at UVA since 1982.
Nathaniel Perry is the author of a book of poems, Nine Acres (Copper Canyon/APR, 2011). New work is appearing in American Poetry Review, The Common, and elsewhere. He lives in Cumberland County, VA, and is the editor of The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review.