Award-winning poet Heather McHugh will speak in the Welles-Brown Room of Rush Rhees Library on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. McHugh is visiting as part of the Plutzik Reading Series.

McHugh has been a finalist for the National Book Award and a winner of the Guggenheim Fellowship and has published six volumes of poetry.

Her latest work is entitled “The Father of the Predicaments.” She has also written a series of literary essays called, “Broken English: Poetry and Partiality,” and has translated poetry by several authors.

McHugh also teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and is the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington in Seattle. McHugh was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 1999.

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