About

DENNIS RUSH grew up on a remote tobacco farm in Kentucky. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Goddard College with an MFA in Creative Writing. He lives in Staatsburg, New York with his supportive wife, a few children and a menagerie of rescued animals.


Email: thewayitsounds@gmail.com

Web Site: www.dennis-rush.com

instagram: @dennisrrush


Books:

What Are the Rich Doing Tonight? - Dos Madres Press, 2022

MAYFIELD - Dos Madres Press, 2022


Published Poetry:

"Summer Storm" - Kentucky Writers Association Anthology, August 1990

"Notes Taken at Young's Cemetery" - The Eloquent Umbrella, April 1996

“Maybe I’ll go Home Early” was published in Employees Only Anthology in 2009 and 2nd edition in 2012

"I Had the Brain" - Chronogram, June 2014

"Incense" - Chronogram, March 2015

"Picking Blackberries" - Up The River, Albany Poets Society, April 2015

"Kerouac's Grave" - Chronogram, August 2015

"Bread" - Chronogram, May 2017

"A Goat Died" - Chronogram, September 2017

"The Cucumber Letter" - The Pitkin Review, Spring 2019

"Nurture" - The Pitkin Review, Spring 2019

"Ham and Cheese" - The Pitkin Review, Fall 2019

"Collecting Rocks" - The Pitkin Review, Fall 2019

"Checking for Fender Damage" - The Pitkin Review, Spring 2020

"Nocturne"- The Pitkin Review, Spring 2020

"Editing"- The Pitkin Review, Fall 2020

"Silence"- The Pitkin Review, Fall 2020


Art Exhibits/Publications:

Mixed Media - April 2007, first prize in a juried exhibit held by the Bellingham Art Council, Bellingham, Massachusetts

Photography (exclusive artist show) - October - November 2009, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Massachusetts

Photography - March - May 2014, Artists' Collective of Hyde Park, New York

Art (exclusive artist show) - Red Hook Community Center, March-August 2018

Art - Hudson Valley Art Studio Tours September 1-2, 2018

Art (exclusive artist show) - November 2018 - June 2019, Twisted Soul, Poughkeepsie, New York

Art (exclusive artist show) - July 2018 - Rhinebeck Public Library, Rhinebeck, New York

Various Photography published in the Pitkin Review (18 Photos)- 2019-2020