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Full Name Heather McHugh
Profession Poet
Date of Birth August 20 , 1948
Current Age 75 years
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Leo
Dead or Alive Alive ( 75 years old)

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Heather McHugh Biography

Heather McHugh is one of the famous Poet, who was born on the memorable day of August 20 in the year 1948. Hailing from the vibrant city of California, Heather McHugh is a proud citizen of United States.

American poet whose poetry collections include Hinge & Sign, To the Quick, and Dangers. She was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Heather McHugh continues to be an inspiration for many.

Heather McHugh Wiki

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First Name Heather
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Education Harvard University; University of Denver; Yorktown High School


She was born in California, and she grew up in Virginia. She married Nikolai Popov in 1987.

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She was influenced by the confessional poetry of Sylvia Plath.


She graduated from Harvard University in 1970. Seven years later, she published Dangers, her debut poetry collection.


She was the 2009 recipient of a Genius Grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

Net Worth & Salary

Heather McHugh net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Heather McHugh Timeline

One notable work was Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968–1993, which won the Bingham Poetry Prize of the Boston Book Review and the Pollack-Harvard Review Prize, and was named by The New York Times Book Review a Notable Book of the Year.
She was a Fellow at Cummington Community for the Arts in 1970, and entered graduate school at the University of Denver in 1971, having already published a poem in The New Yorker.
She began teaching there, and received an Academy of American Poets prize in 1972.
In 1974, she also received her first of three National Endowment for the Arts grants in poetry.
At 29, she completed a manuscript of poems titled Dangers (1976), that was a winner of Houghton Mifflin Co.'s New Poetry Series Competition, and was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1977.
After a Yaddo Colony fellowship in 1980, her second book, titled A World of Difference: Poems (1981), was published by Houghton Mifflin.