What is there to say about UW's Heather McHugh that will really do her justice? She's flat out amazing. Pete Turchi does a fine job of describing all that is good about her here.
She has her own website.
She has poetry on that site just made for the web.
She was a National Book Award finalist.
She did a wonderful Katz Lecture that you can hear on the web.
Here is the end of the poem "What Poems Are For," which can be found in Hinge & Sign:
is for something,
and the world is small.
I'll give you that.
Monday, April 16, 2007
tell all your friends!