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On Diane di Prima

Iris Cushing

‘Sex flowed into art, art flowed into livelihood, livelihood flowed into poetry, poetry flowed into friendship, friendship flowed into sex. The entirety of this life was sacred.’

Iris Cushing

Iris Cushings work has appeared in the Boston Review, Fence, and the Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day series. She is the author, most recently, of The First Books of David Henderson and Mary Norbert Korte: A Research (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2020). A doctoral candidate in English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Cushing is currently at work on a biographical dissertation titled Pierce and Pine: Diane di Prima, Mary Norbert Korte and the Question of Matter and Spirit.

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