Iris Marble Cushing is a poet, editor, CUNY teacher and scholar, and reader of texts both popular and philosophical. The relationship between emotions and understandings is of primary interest to her, as is the false dichotomy between words and actions. She is a founding editor for Argos Books and is the author of the book Wyoming. Iris lives in the Western Catskills in an old parsonage with a man named Darwin and two cats named Sidney and Apollo. Her work can be found at iriscushing.net.