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English educator

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


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


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

Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1983.


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.


  • 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.



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


Married Erin McGraw, April 18, 1992.

Andrew Leon Hudgins

Roberta (Rodgers) Hudgins

Erin McGraw