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Heather McHugh Q&A, Zell Distinguished Poet in Residence
Heather McHugh is Pollock Professor of Poetry at the University of Washington, and a core faculty participant in the low-residency MFA at Warren Wilson College in Asheville NC. Of her many books of translation, poetry and essays, the most recent are Upgraded to Serious (Copper Canyon), Glottal Stop (Poems of Paul Celan, with co-translator Nikolai Popov, Wesleyan), and Broken English: poetry and partiality (Wesleyan). She's a former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was, in 2009, awarded a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship. In 2012 she founded the non-profit CAREGIFTED, which supports respite services for long-term full-time family caregivers (http://caregifted.org/).
Location: Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall