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.
She co-founded Richard Hugo House in 1997. She served ten years as director.
McCue has received grants and residencies from Centrum, Artist Trust, 4Culture, Hedgebrook, Echoing Green Fellowship from 1998-2002. 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.
- "Mary of the Woods, of the City: A Prayer"; "Mother and Clone"; "New Anthropology", Caffeine Destiny
- "WORK, FATE AND SCENIC LANDSCAPE", Square Lake 6, 2004
- "Us, Back Round", Tarpaulin Sky, Spring 2007
- The Stenographer's Breakfast. Beacon Press. 1992. ISBN 978-0-8070-6817-5.
- The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs. University of Washington Press. 2010.
- The Bled. Factory Hollow Press. 2010.
- Mccue, Frances. The New York Times http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/features/books/bookreviews/index.html?s=closest&&query=Frances+McCue&field=body&match=all. Retrieved 2010-05-02. Missing or empty