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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.

Volume | Alphabetically | [Page Views] | Comments | First Lines

Page ViewsPoemComments
3731 What He Thought
2242 Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun Comments and analysis of Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun by Heather McHugh 19 Comments
1920 Stroke
1618 Etymological Dirge
1597 Nano-Knowledge
1581 The Father of the Predicaments
532 With Due Respect To Thor
525 Ghoti

Books by Heather McHugh
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