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English educator

Andrew Hudgins, American English educator. Hodde fellow Princeton University, 1989-1990.

Background

Hudgins, Andrew was born on April 22, 1951 in Killeen, Texas, United States. Son of Andrew Leon and Roberta (Rodgers) Hudgins.

Education

AB, Huntingdon College, 1973. AM, University Alabama, 1976. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, 1978.

Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1983.

Career

Hudgins was raised in Alabama. He earned a B.A. at Huntingdon College, an M.A. at the University of Alabama, and an M.F.A. at the University of Iowa. He is currently Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at Ohio State University.

He previously taught at Baylor University and the University of Cincinnati.

Achievements

  • He is the author of numerous collections of poetry and essays, many of which have received high critical praise, such as The Never-Ending: New Poems (1991), which was a finalist for the National Book Awards. After the Lost War: A Narrative (1988), which received the Poets' Prize. And Saints and Strangers (1985), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Works

Membership

Hudgins is an elected member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and a frequent Sewanee Writers' Conference faculty member.

Connections

Married Erin McGraw, April 18, 1992.

father:
Andrew Leon Hudgins

mother:
Roberta (Rodgers) Hudgins

spouse:
Erin McGraw