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“The best poetry is inherently natural”: A Q&A with Jessica Mehta

Posted Tue, 10/19/2021 - 8:46am by  |  Category: , ,

This September, Jessica Mehta officially stepped into the role of poet-in-residence at Hugo House. Jessica is the author of fifteen books, including the collection When We Talk of Stolen Sisters (Not a Pipe Publishing), which was published earlier this year….

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Teacher Toolkit: How to Become a Hugo House Teacher

Posted Fri, 9/17/2021 - 11:00am by  |  Category:

Classes are a central part of what we do at Hugo House, but how do you become a Hugo teacher?   Each quarter, we accept class proposals from writers and teaching artists in the Seattle area and beyond, with an eye…

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Teacher Toolkit: How to Write a Hugo Class Proposal

Posted Mon, 9/06/2021 - 8:51am by  |  Category:

Applying to teach a class at Hugo House? This post breaks down the documents we ask teachers to submit as part of their proposals and provides information from our education staff to help you get started. Class proposals at Hugo…

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Teacher Feature: Kimberly Dark

Posted Tue, 8/17/2021 - 12:09pm by  |  Category: , , , ,

Hugo House teacher Kimberly Dark is the author of four books, including Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old; The Daddies; and Love and Errors. Her most recent book, Damaged Like Me, which explores how we can create more equitable…

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Fall Quarter COVID Policies for Classes

Posted Tue, 8/10/2021 - 3:05pm by  |  Category: , ,

If you’re thinking about joining us for an in-person class this fall, here’s what you need to know. This fall, we’re offering our first in-person classes in over a year at our permanent home in Seattle. We can’t wait to…

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What’s Scholarship Donation Day?

Posted Mon, 8/02/2021 - 12:14pm by  |  Category: ,

Last quarter, we introduced Scholarship Donation Day as a way for folks to directly support scholarships at Hugo House, with the benefit of signing up for classes before Hugo House members and the general public. This program replaces the $500+…

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Teacher Feature: Aimee Suzara

Posted Wed, 7/28/2021 - 11:00am by  |  Category: , , ,

Hugo House instructor Aimee Suzara is a Filipino American poet, playwright, and performer based in Oakland, CA. She’s the author of the poetry collection Souvenir, which was a Finalist for the WILLA Award in 2015, as well as the plays…

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Congrats, Hugo Teachers! (April – July 2021)

Posted Wed, 7/14/2021 - 9:30am by  |  Category: ,

Earlier this year, we shared out a list of literary successes our teachers have found so far in 2021, and we want to keep the celebration going! Check out the list below for new books, new essays, awards, and other…

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Teacher Feature: Stacy D. Flood

Posted Fri, 6/25/2021 - 12:12am by  |  Category: , , ,

Hugo House instructor Stacy D. Flood is a playwright and fiction writer whose works have appeared at ACT, Ghost Light Theatricals, Theatre Battery, and Theater Schmeater in Seattle, as well as in SOMA Magazine, Seattle Weekly, among other publications. His…

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Teacher Feature: Danielle Mohlman

Posted Tue, 6/08/2021 - 8:57am by  |  Category: , , ,

Hugo House instructor Danielle Mohlman is a nationally produced playwright whose works have been performed at Arena Stage, the Kennedy Center, the Cherry Lane Theatre, and more. In April 2020, during the early months of quarantine, she also orchestrated a…

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War: An exclusive Q&A with Tommy Orange, Khadijah Queen, and Kristen Millares Young

Posted Fri, 5/28/2021 - 8:19am by  |  Category: ,

On June 4, the 2021 Hugo Literary Series wraps up with a night of new works from Tommy Orange, Khadijah Queen, and Kristen Millares Young on the theme of the Red Horse of the Apocalypse: War. We recently reached out…

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Teacher Feature: Elisabeth Eaves

Posted Fri, 5/21/2021 - 10:40am by  |  Category: , ,

Hugo House instructor Elisabeth Eaves is an award-winning travel writer and the author of two books: Wanderlust: A Love Affair With Five Continents and Bare: The Naked Truth About Stripping. Her feature writing has appeared in the New Yorker online,…

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“Artists are interested in the truth, not the facts”: An Exclusive Q&A with Russell Banks

Posted Tue, 5/04/2021 - 8:57am by  |  Category: ,

Russell Banks is the author of over twenty books, including the novels Continental Drift, Rule of the Bone, The Sweet Hereafter, and Affliction. His work has been translated into twenty languages and has received numerous international prizes and awards. Rusell’s…

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Conquest: An exclusive Q&A with Jeff VanderMeer & Juan Carlos Reyes

Posted Fri, 4/23/2021 - 1:23pm by  |  Category: ,

On May 7, the 2021 Hugo Literary Series turns its attention to the White Horse of the Apocalypse with an evening of new works from Jeff VanderMeer, Lacy M. Johnson, and Juan Carlos Reyes on the theme conquest. We recently…

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Congrats, Hugo Teachers!

Posted Thu, 4/08/2021 - 8:00am by  |  Category: ,

It’s no secret that Hugo House has some talented writers on our teaching staff, and we want to celebrate them! Here are just a few of the literary accomplishments our teachers have had so far in 2021. Kim Addonizio’s new…

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