July, 2021

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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Jessica Mehta named 2021–22 poet-in-residence at Hugo House

Posted Mon, 7/19/2021 - 11:58am by  |  Category:

SEATTLE—July 19, 2021—Hugo House is pleased to announce that interdisciplinary author and artist Jessica Mehta will serve as its newest poet-in-residence, as part of one of the longest-running programs at Seattle’s home for words. Mehta is the author of fifteen…

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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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Hugo House elects new board president, Shahina Piyarali

Posted Tue, 7/06/2021 - 9:00am by  |  Category:

SEATTLE—July 6, 2021—Last month, the Hugo House board of directors voted in a new president, Shahina Piyarali, a book reviewer, former attorney, and leader in the Seattle literary arts community. Piyarali, an expatriate from Pakistan, is passionate about promoting South…

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