by Nicole Capello

Heather McHugh

Heather McHugh is the author of eight collections of poetry collections, as well as several works of translation and criticism. Her collection Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968–1993 won the Bingham Poetry Prize. She is also the recipient of two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Griffin Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and a MacArthur Genius Grant. In 1999 she was elected a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets. McHugh is Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington in Seattle. In 2009, she founded the nonprofit organization CAREGIFTED, which provides weeklong respites and artistic resources for full-time caregivers.  

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“Light, Paper, Process” at the Getty
“Light, Paper, Process” at the Getty
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium