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Biography of Heather McHugh

Heather McHugh, image courtesy of Margaretta K. Mitchell (1999)

Heather McHugh (1948 - Present)

Heather McHugh was born to Canadian parents in San Diego in 1948 and grew up in Virginia. She has published several books of poetry and literary essays. She teaches as a core faculty member in the M.F.A. Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and as Milliman Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington, Seattle.

She is the author of several books of poetry and literary essays, including The Father of the Predicaments; Shades (1988); To the Quick (1987); A World of Difference(1981); and Dangers (1977). In 1993, she published Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968-1993,which was a National Book Award finalist, winner of the Pollock/Harvard Book Review prize in 1994 and was named a "Notable Book of the Year" by the New York Times Book Review.



8 Poems written by Heather McHugh

The poems are by default sorted according to volume, but you can also choose to sort them alphabetically or by page views.

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Page ViewsPoemComments
3440 What He Thought
1891 Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun Comments and analysis of Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun by Heather McHugh 18 Comments
1749 Stroke
1480 Etymological Dirge
1409 Nano-Knowledge
1367 The Father of the Predicaments
362 Ghoti
262 With Due Respect To Thor


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