Heather McHugh

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.

Poems By Heather McHugh