Upgraded to Serious
By Heather McHugh
(Copper Canyon Press, Hardcover, 9781556593062, 120pp.)
Publication Date: October 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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National Book Award finalist Heather McHugh's new book is smart, high-velocity, tightly controlled, and verbally stunning.
Heather McHugh is the author of a dozen books of poetry and translation, including Hinge & Sign, a New York Times Book of the Year and a finalist for the National Book Award. McHugh teaches at the University of Washington and has been a visiting faculty member in the MFA at Warren Wilson College since its inception.
MacArthur Fellow Heather McHugh mines words for contradictions and double meanings, offering the reader an expansive, fresh perspective on themes like love and mortality. More at NPR.org
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