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Posts about “Interviews”

Famine: An Exclusive Q&A with Ottessa Moshfegh, Leni Zumas, and Laura Da’

Posted Fri, 1/29/2021 - 5:35pm by  |  Category: , ,

On February 12, Ottessa Moshfegh, Leni Zumas, and Laura Da’ will kick off the apocalyptic 2021 Hugo Literary Series with new works on the theme of “Famine.” In a recent email exchange, Ottessa, Leni, and Laura shared details about their…

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Teacher Feature – Carrie Fountain

Posted Tue, 1/26/2021 - 9:36am by  |  Category: , ,

Hugo House instructor Carrie Fountain is the author of two collections of poetry (Instant Winner, Burn Lake), the YA novel I’m Not Missing, and The Poem Forest, a children’s book about the life and legacy of W.S. Merwin. Her third…

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Teacher Feature: DaMaris B. Hill

Posted Fri, 1/15/2021 - 9:41am by  |  Category: , ,

Hugo House instructor DaMaris B. Hill is the author of A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing, The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland, and \Vi-zə-bəl\  \Teks-chərs\(Visible Textures). She holds PhDs in creative…

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Fellows Feature: Cassidy Dyce

Posted Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:10pm by  |  Category: ,

Meet the 2020-21 Hugo Fellows! In this series, we’re catching up with each of the fellows to learn more about them, their favorite places to write, and their current projects. About Cassidy Cassidy Dyce is a native of Ashburn, Virginia,…

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“There could be no real ending”: An Exclusive Q&A with Porochista Khakpour

Posted Fri, 11/20/2020 - 8:53am by  |  Category: , ,
Porochista Khakpour

Born in Tehran and raised in the Los Angeles area, Porochista Khakpour is the author of two novels and two books of nonfiction. Her debut novel, Sons and Other Flammable Objects, was a New York Times Editor’s Choice, one of…

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Fellows Feature: Brian Dang

Posted Fri, 11/13/2020 - 3:41pm by  |  Category: ,

Meet the 2020-21 Hugo Fellows! In this series, we’re catching up with each of the fellows to learn more about them, their favorite places to write, and their current projects. About Brian Brian Dang (they/them) is a Seattle-based playwright. They…

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“Organizing, like writing, is an educational process”: A Q&A with Ruth Joffre

Posted Fri, 10/30/2020 - 9:42am by  |  Category: ,

This September, Ruth Joffre, author of Night Beast, officially stepped into the role of prose writer-in-residence at Hugo House—metaphorically speaking, given that since the coronavirus pandemic upended the world, she hasn’t actually stepped through the doors yet. We caught up…

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Fellows Feature: Stephanie Segura

Posted Wed, 10/28/2020 - 9:48am by  |  Category: ,

Meet the 2020-21 Hugo Fellows! In this series, we’re catching up with each of the fellows to learn more about them, their favorite places to write, and their current projects. About Stephanie Stephanie Segura is a Southern California-born poet and…

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Teacher Feature: Emily Rapp Black

Posted Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:05am by  |  Category: , ,

Hugo House instructor Emily Rapp Black is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir and The Still Point of the Turning World, as well as the forthcoming memoir, Sanctuary. Her work has appeared in VOGUE, the New York Times, Die…

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Fellows Feature: Frances Lee

Posted Fri, 10/16/2020 - 12:46pm by  |  Category: ,

Meet the 2020-21 Hugo Fellows! In this series, we’re catching up with each of the fellows to learn more about them, their favorite places to write, and their current projects. About Frances Frances Lee (they/them) is a nonfiction essayist and…

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Creating a more sustainable writing world: Q&A with Laura Da’

Posted Thu, 10/01/2020 - 9:38am by  |  Category: , ,

This fall, our poet-in-residence, Laura Da’, enters the second year of her term. Laura has published two books of poetry, Tributaries, which won the 2016 American Book Award, and Instruments of the True Measure, winner of the 2019 Washington Book…

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