erica kaufman is the Associate Director of the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College and a faculty member in both the Master of Arts in Teaching and First Year Seminar Programs. She is the author of INSTANT CLASSIC (Roof Books, 2013) and censory impulse (Factory School, 2009). She is also the co-editor of NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards and of Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968-1974 (Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, 2014) . Her prose and critical work can be found in: Rain Taxi, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Jacket2, Open Space/SFMOMA Blog and in The Color of Vowels: New York School Collaborations (ed. Mark Silverberg, Palgrave MacMillan, 2013). Additional critical work is forthcoming in Despite the Possible: 15 American Women Poets (ed. Mary Biddinger, University of Akron Press, 2015) and in the MLA Guide to Teaching Gertrude Stein (eds. L. Esdale and D. Mix). kaufman is completing a dissertation in Composition & Rhetoric and Contemporary Poetics at the CUNY Graduate Center.