GloMag GloMagMarch2019 - Page 92

Pre-publication orders can be placed at https://www.finishinglinepress.com/product/a-former- life-by-bill- cushing/?fbclid=IwAR3zdbkyjmGPMZfyQjrDo3mfZMVLYlO FOrYntV7x9YQOQMiQj1sfCg6FFvw. Raised in New York, Bill lived in numerous states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Returning to college later in life, he was called the “blue collar poet” by his peers at the University of Central Florida, then earned an MFA in writing from Goddard College. He now resides in Glendale, California with his wife and their son. A regular contributor to Glomag, his work has been in anthologies, literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. When not teaching or writing, Bill facilitates a writing workshop (9 Bridges) and performs with a musician on a project called “Notes and Letters." 92