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From the Katz Lectures in the Humanities: "Heather McHugh is the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington. Her books of poetry include Eyeshot (2003) and The Father of the Predicaments (1999). Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968-1993 (1994) 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. McHugh is also the author of a volume of literary essays, Broken English: Poetry and Partiality (1993), and several books of poetry in translation including Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan (2000). Her honors include two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Voelcker Poetry Award from PEN, and a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship."