Bushel is thrilled to welcome these two brilliant NYC-based poets and thinkers to read from their work.
Kim Rosenfield is a poet and psychotherapist. She is the author of several books of poetry, including Good Morning— Midnight— (Roof Books 2001), Tràma (Krupskaya 2004), re:evolution (Les Figues Press 2009) Lividity (Les Figues Press, 2012) and USO: I’ll Be Seeing You (Ugly Duckling Presse 2013). Her work has been included in the anthologies Against Expression (Northwestern University Press), The Gurlesque (Saturnalia), I’ll Drown My Book (Les Figues Press), and The Unexpected Guest: Art, writing and thinking on hospitality (Liverpool Biennial, ART/BOOKS). She is a recipient of a Fund For Poetry grant and is a founding member of the international artist collective, Collective Task. Her clinical writing can be found in Psychoanalytic Dialogues and Studies in Gender and Sexuality. Rosenfield lives and practices in NYC.
Anna Vitale is a poet, scholar, and performer. She earned a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she completed a dissertation entitled, Suicidal Fantasy in Three American Authors. Vitale also earned an MFA in Writing from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College and is the author of Detroit Detroit (Roof Books, 2017), Different Worlds (Troll Thread, 2017), Unknown Pleasures (Perfect Lovers, 2013), and Anna Vitale’s Pop Poems (OMG!, 2010). Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Entropy, Harriet, Jacket2, Pedagogy, and P-Queue. Her video, “Street View Lyric,” was published by Gauss PDF. She lives in Brooklyn.