Thomas Devaney & Bill Kushner


Thomas Devaney is the author of two poetry collections A Series of Small Boxes (Fish Drum) and The American Pragmatist Fell in Love (Banshee Press), and a nonfiction book, Letters to Ernesto Neto (Germ Folios). Recent poems have been published in The Brooklyn Rail, Jacket, and The Awl. His essay “That Obscure Object of Desire” was published in the catalogue for Virgil Marti’s Set Pieces exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art (2011). Other criticism has been published in The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Poetry Project Newsletter. He teaches at Haverford College and is the editor of ONandOnScreen (poems + videos).

Bill Kushner is the author of Night Fishing (1980), Head (1986), Love Uncut (1990) and He Dreams of Rivers (2000) and In Sunsetland with You (2007). His work is anthologized in Up Late (4 Walls 8 Windows, 1987), In Our Time: The Gay and Lesbian Anthology (St Martin’s, 1989) and Out of This World (Crown, 1991).