Dr. Iris Cushing
Dr. Iris Cushing holds a Ph.D. in English from the CUNY Graduate Center and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University. Dr. Cushing has taught writing at Columbia University and worked one-on-one with students at Columbia’s Writing Center. She also worked in the Writing Center at West Point. Dr. Cushing’s writings have appeared in numerous publications, including Granta, Fence, and the Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day series; her poetry collection Wyoming won the 2013 Furniture Press Poetry Prize.