blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin is the author of The Stick Soldiers, winner of the 2012 A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize from BOA Editions, Ltd. He has published the chapbook So, How Was the War? (Kent State University Press, 2010), which was published by the Wick Poetry Center. His work has appeared in Crazyhorse, The American Poetry Review, and The Kenyon Review. He is a veteran of the Iraq war and a graduate of Muskingum University; he holds an MFA from Arizona State University and is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University for the academic year 2012–13.  end

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