Bill Kushner authored eight collections of poetry and co-authored a volume of collaborative poems with Tom Savage. His work has been anthologized in Up Late, In Our Time: The Gay and Lesbian Anthology, Out of This World, Best American Poetry 2002 , and Poetry After 9/11: An Anthology of New York Poets. He was a 1999 and 2005 Fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts.
Wake Me When It’s Over: Selected Poems of Bill Kushner
Edited by Peter Bushyeager
"Bill Kushner's streetwise joie de vivre observations charm the hardest of macho hearts. Frank O'Hara would surely approve. These energetic 'songs of a goof' are sheer gravy heaven." - Anne Waldman