Frances McCue

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Frances McCue, an award-winning poet and arts administrator.


She got her Bachelor of Arts at the University of New Hampshire. She graduated from Columbia University PhD, where she was a Klingenstein Fellow, and the University of Washington with an MFA. She is an adjunct professor of Education at Seattle University and the University of Washington.[citation needed]

She co-founded Richard Hugo House in 1997. She served ten years as director.

Her work has appeared in MS Magazine, New York Times Book Review,[1] Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Stranger,[2] The Seattle Times,[3] Nest Magazine, Teachers College Record and Seattle Social Justice.


McCue has received grants and residencies from Centrum, Artist Trust, 4Culture, Hedgebrook, Echoing Green Fellowship from 1998-2002.[citation needed] McCue's book, The Bled won the 2011 Washington State Book Award for poetry. Her book The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs: Revisiting the Northwest Towns of Richard Hugo was a finalist for the 2011 Washington State Book Award in the History/General Nonfiction category.




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