Bushel is delighted to welcome a DoubleCross Press poetry event, guest hosted by Iris Cushing and featuring these incredible writers:


Jennifer Firestone
Jennifer Firestone is an Assistant Professor of Literary Studies at the New School’s Eugene Lang College. Her books include TEN, (BlazeVOX, forthcoming), Gates & Fields (Belladonna* Collaborative), Swimming Pool (DoubleCross Press), Flashes (Shearsman Books), Holiday (Shearsman Books), Waves (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), from Flashes and snapshot (Sona Books) and Fanimaly (Dusie Kollektiv).  Firestone co-edited (with Dana Teen Lomax) Letters To Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics and Community (Saturnalia Books).  Firestone has work anthologized in Kindergarde: Avant-Garde Poems, Plays, Songs, & Stories for Children andBuilding is a Process / Light is an Element: essays and excursions for Myung Mi Kim.  Firestone won the 2014 Marsh Hawk Press’ Robert Creeley Memorial Prize.

Ada Smailbegović
Ada Smailbegović is an Assistant Professor of English at Brown University. She has a degree in biology from the University of British Columbia and a PhD in Poetry and Poetics from NYU. Her writing explores relations between poetics, non-human forms of materiality, and histories of description. She is a co-founder of The Organism for Poetic Research. Critical and poetic work includes Avowal of What Is Here (JackPine Press 2009), Of the Dense and Rare (Triple Canopy 2013), “Some Disordered Interior Geometries” (Reanimation Library; The Volta 2015), “Cloud Writing” (Art in the Anthropocene 2015), and an article on animal architecture and the affective ethology of Monk Parakeets (Angelaki 2015). She is currently at work on a critical-theoretical book Poetics of Liveliness: Natural Histories of Soft Materials in 20th and 21st Century Poetry and a poetry chapbook The Forest / or (On Waiting) is out from Doublecross Press

Citron Kelly
Christine “Citron” Kelly is a poet and artist living between Ashfield, MA and NYC.

Anna Gurton-Wachter
Anna Gurton-Wachter is a writer, editor and archivist. Her chapbooks include Mother of All (Above/Ground Press, forthcoming), The Abundance Chamber Works Alone (Essay Press, 2017), Blank Blank Blues (Horse Less Press, 2016) and CYRUS (Portable Press @ Yo Yo Labs, 2014). Other writing has appeared in No, Dear, 6×6, The Brooklyn Rail, Elderly, and The Organism for Poetic Research. She edits and makes books for DoubleCross Press.

Ian Dreiblatt
Ian Dreiblatt is a poet, translator, and musician. His writing has appeared in Bomb!Web Conjunctions, The Agriculture ReaderPallaksch. Pallaksch.Music & LiteratureEntropyElderly, and elsewhere, including chapbooks from Metambesen and DoubleCross Press. His many translations include Comradely Greetings, a collection of the prison correspondence of Pussy Riot’s Nadyezhda Tolokonnikova with philosopher Slavoj Žižek (Verso, 2014), and Gogol’s The Nose (Melville House, 2014), as well contributions to n+1Jacobin, and Music & Literature. He is an enthusiastic student of canine-hominid relations, reed music, and soup-making.

MC Hyland
MC Hyland is a PhD candidate in English Literature at New York University, and holds MFAs in Poetry and Book Arts from the University of Alabama. From her research, she produces scholarly and poetic texts, artists’ books, and public art projects. She is the founding editor of DoubleCross Press, a poetry micropress, as well as the author of the poetry collection Neveragainland and several poetry chapbooks, most recently THE END PART ONE (Magic Helicopter Press 2017).