Posts about “Literature”

Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2020

Posted Tue, 12/15/2020 - 10:41am by  |  Category: , , , , ,

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost over. As we look forward to the 2021, we’re also taking a moment to reflect on some of the books that got us through this year. Get one last great read in…

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Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2019

Posted Tue, 12/10/2019 - 9:30am by  |  Category: , , ,

The end of the decade is here! As we move in to the ’20s, we’re looking back on this past year to celebrate some truly great books. End 2019 with a bang (or start 2020 fresh!) with these 19 fiction…

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Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2018

Posted Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:00am by  |  Category: , , , ,

It’s hard to believe 2018 is almost over. Whether you’re hoping to get one last great read in before the start of the new year or plan for 2019, these recommendations from Hugo House teachers are sure to inspire and…

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Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2017

Posted Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:00am by  |  Category: ,

Plan your 2018 reading with these picks from the writers and readers of Hugo House. These books are what kept them up late, turning pages, all year long. Which will you start with? Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay…

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Hugo House’s Best-Loved Books of 2016

Posted Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:00am by  |  Category:

The concept of a “best books” list isn’t, well, novel but we’d be remiss if we didn’t ask the writers and readers of Hugo House what kept them turning pages this year. What couldn’t they put down? What gripped them…

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It Starts With a Question: Jarret Middleton on The Philosophical Novel

Posted Thu, 9/01/2016 - 10:40am by  |  Category: , ,

What are some examples of big philosophical questions? The existence of God, the nature of creation, how we can tell whether or not we exist, the relationship between God and humans, humans amongst each other, the human against itself. Spirituality,…

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Three Poems by Hugo Teen Writer Henrietta Hadley

Posted Tue, 2/16/2016 - 1:24pm by  |  Category:

Every week, on Wednesdays, teens flock to the House to attend Write Time, a free writing circle led by Karen Finneyfrock. Every other week, a group of teen writers comes to the Young Writers Cohort, an MFA-style workshop and literary…

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Books Hugo House Loved in 2015 — Read Them This Year

Posted Wed, 1/13/2016 - 8:00pm by  |  Category:

You’ve seen plenty of best books of 2015, but what about favorite? Trust us: there’s a difference. A piece of writing might be the best in its field—renowned for its surprising use of language, its daring feats of prose — but…

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