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Stephen Cushman has published seven collections of poetry, Keep the Feast (LSU, 2022), Hothead (LSU, 2018), The Red List (LSU, 2014), Riffraff (LSU, 2011), Heart Island (David Robert Books, 2006), Cussing Lesson (LSU, 2002), and Blue Pajamas (LSU, 1998), as well as two books of criticism, Fictions of Form in American Poetry (Princeton, 1993) and William Carlos Williams and the Meanings of Measure (Yale, 1985), and three books about the Civil War, The Generals’ Civil War: What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today (UNC, 2021), Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War (UNC, 2014) and  Bloody Promenade: Reflections on a Civil War Battle (UVA, 1999)He is general editor of the fourth edition of the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012) and Robert C. Taylor Professor of English at the University of Virginia.

Contact Stephen: sbc9g@virginia.edu

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