Henry Hughes

Professor of English
Henry Hughes - poet and author

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Office: Bellamy 316 | Please email for office hours and appointments.

Telephone: (503) 838-9494 | Fax: (503) 838-8056 | Email:hughesh@wou.edu

Vita | About Professor Hughes' Teaching


Men Holding Eggs (2004 Oregon Book Award)
Moist Meridian (Finalist, 2011 Oregon Book Award)
Shutter Lines
Bunch of Animals
Back Seat with Fish

Edited Collections
Fishing Stories
The Art of Angling: Poems About Fishing

Essays on Fishing
"Crossing Lines" published in Oregon Humanities
"Swimming" published in Harvard Review
"Fair Flies" published in Flyfishing & Tying Journal
"A Governor, a Fly, a Fish and a Photo" published in the Flyfishing & Tying Journal

Essay on Lewis and Clark
"Rereading the Whale" published in Oregon Humanities

Essay on Poetry and Music
Writing Poems Like the Grateful Dead

Radio Show Guest
OPB Interview
Fishing for Passion
On Charles Bukowski

Featured Poet, Poetry Northwest
At the Edge of the Known World
On Browning's "Meeting at Night" & "Parting at Morning."
Nature Poet

Poetry Online

Commentary on New Books in Harvard Review

Essays in Art Times
"The Welsh Prints of Stuart Evans"
"Life Drawing"

Short Fiction
“Summer Palace”

A Defense of Emerson from The Chronicle of Higher Education
"That Wild and Crazy Ralph Waldo Emerson"

Herman Melville and Maritime Literature
"Seeing Unseeing: The Historical Amasa Delano and his Voyages"

Melville Conference