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 collection, Now We’re Getting Somewhere, was published by W. W. Norton this March.

Anastacia-Reneé’s work was featured in Obsidian Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Vol. 45.2 and Home is Where You Queer Your Heart: A New Anthology (Foglifter Press). Her exhibition, (Don’t be Absurd) Alice in Parts, is currently on view at the Frye Art Museum.

Emily Rapp Black‘s new memoir, Sanctuary, was published January 20.

Nicola DeRobertis-Theye’s debut novel, The Vietri Project, came out on March 23.

Elisabeth Eaves’ article, “Why is America getting a new $100 billion nuclear weapon?” was published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Gabriela Denise Frank’s essay, “Now We Cannot Wait To Touch,” was published by Channel magazine.

Luther Hughes’ poem, “Near Sacrament,” was featured in the Winter 2020 edition of Orion.

Major Jackson’s essay, “Surroundings More Congenial,” was featured in the Winter 2020 edition of Orion.

Sonora Jha’s book, How to Raise a Feminist Son, came out from Sasquatch Books on April 6.

E. J. Koh’s memoir, The Magical Language of Others, won the 2021 Pacific Northwest Book Award. The paperback edition of the book was also published by Tin House on January 19.

Kate Lebo’s essay collection, The Book of Difficult Fruit, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on April 6.

Danusha Laméris’ essay, “Strange Bedfellows,” was featured in the Winter 2020 edition of Orion.

Joy McCullough had three books published this quarter: Champ and Major: First Dogs (Dial Books), We Are the Ashes, We Are the Fire (Dutton Books for Young Readers), and Across the Pond (Atheneum Books for Young Readers).

Joshua Mohr’s new memoir, Model Citizen, came out from Farrar, Straus and Giroux on March 9.

Peter Mountford’s short story, “Impact Play,” the was included in the anthology Kink (edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell).

In addition to receiving a 2020 Artist Trust Fellowship, instructor Rena Priest was also named as Washington State’s new Poet Laureate.

Ed Skoog’s collection, Travelers Leaving for the City, was named as a finalist for the 2021 Oregon Book Awards.

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s new novel, The Ex Talk, was released on January 26.

Rachel Werner’s article, “Does your ‘we’ include me?” is featured in this Madison Magazine’s April edition. 

Joe Wilkins’ collection, Thieve, was selected as a finalist for the 2021 Oregon Book Awards.
Mark Wunderlich’s new collection, God of Nothingness, was published in January by Graywolf Press.

If you are a Hugo House teacher and would like to have your recent news added to this post or have your accomplishment featured in a future post/newsletter, let us know via our community news form.