Ploughshares Spring 2001 Guest-Edited by Heather McHugh [NOOK Book]

Ploughshares Spring 2001 Guest-Edited by Heather McHugh

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The Spring 2001 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Heather McHugh. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

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Heather McHugh


"Hot Springs," by Geoffrey Becker
"Who Buried the Baby," by Lucy Corin
"Bloodlines," by Catherine Ryan Hyde
"Continental Divide," by Vicki Lindner
"Chicken," by Matthew McIntosh
"Pilgrims," by Julie Orringer
"Plane Crash Theory," by Dani Shapiro
"Ice," by David Shields


Mary Jo Bang
Dan Beachy-Quick
Brian Blanchfield
Debra Bruce
Lisa Croneberg
Olena Kalytiak David
Chard deNiord
Timothy Donnelly
Jenny Factor
Ian Ganassi
Debora Greger
Matt Hart
Bob Hicok
Sean Hopkinson
Jay Hopler
Christine Hume
R. J. Keeler
Aeron Kopriva
Julie Larios
Claire Malroux
Kathryn Maris
Jerry Mason
Glyn Maxwell
Kevin McFadden
Medbh McGuckian
D. C. Miller
Eric Miller
Paul Muldoon
Les Murray
Muriel Nelson
Heidi Lynn Nilsson
Geoffrey G. O'Brien
Linden Ontjes
Sharim Rainwater
David Ray
Robin Robertson
Matthew Rohrer
Amanda Schaffer
Thom Schramm
Charles Simic
Ron Strauss
Stephanie Strickland
Mark Svenvold
Larissa Szporluk
Gene Tanta
Karen Volkman
Liz Waldner
Joe Wenderoth
Jason Whitmarsh
Eliot Khalil Wilson
Scott Withiam
Dean Young
Martha Zweig

Peter Turchi
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148399773
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 4/1/2001
  • Series: Ploughshares, #271
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 230
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Heather McHugh was born to Canadian parents in San Diego, California, in 1948. She was raised in Virginia and educated at Harvard University. Most recently, McHugh published Eyeshot (Wesleyan University Press, 2003), a book of new poems. Her previous books of poetry include The Father of the Predicaments, Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968-1993 (Wesleyan University Press, 1994), which won both the Boston Book Review's Bingham Poetry Prize and the Pollack- Harvard Review Prize, was a Finalist for the National Book Award, and was named a "Notable Book of the Year" by the New York Times Book Review; Shades (1988); To the Quick (1987); A World of Difference(1981); and Dangers (1977). She is also the author of Broken English: Poetry and Partiality (1993), and four books of translation: a version of Euripides's Cyclops for Oxford University Press (1999); Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan and Because the Sea is Black: Poems of Blaga Dimitrova (both with husband Nikolai Popov, published in 1989 and 2000 respectively) and D'Apr├Ęs Tout: Poems by Jean Follain (1981). Her honors include two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. Glottal Stop was shortlisted for the Griffin Prize. In 1999 she was elected a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets and in 2001 a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Heather McHugh teaches as Milliman Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington in Seattle has taught as a core faculty member in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She held visiting appointments at the Writers' Workshop in Iowa, at the University of California at Berkeley, and at the University of Texas in Austin.
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