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Author: Richard Hague

Richard Hague is a native Appalachian, born in Steubenville, Ohio, just across the river from Weirton, West Virginia. He is Writer-in-Residence at Thomas More College. He has conducted workshops, lectures and readings all over the Midwest and Appalachia. Winner of four Ohio Arts Council fellowships in poetry and creative nonfiction, he is a member of the Academy of American Poets, the Appalachian Studies Association, the Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, The Mercantile Library, The Literary Club of Cincinnati, and the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati. His Milltown Natural: Essays and Stories from a Life (Bottom Dog Press) was a National Book Award nominee. For Ripening (Ohio State University Press) he was named co-Poet of the Year in Ohio in l985. Alive In Hard Country (Bottom Dog Press) was named Poetry Book of the Year by the Appalachian Writers Association, and DURING THE RECENT EXTINCTIONS: NEW & SELECTED POEMS 1984-2012 (Dos Madres Press, 2012) won the Weatherford Award in Poetry. STUDIED DAYS - POEMS EARLY & LATE IN APPALACHIA (Dos Madres Press, 2017) is his latest collection since BEASTS, RIVER, DRUNK MEN, GARDEN, BURST, & LIGHT: SEQUENCES AND LONG POEMS (Dos Madres Press, 2016). He has also edited two anthologies, Quarried: Three Decades of Pine Mt. Sand & Gravel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative (2015) and REALMS OF THE MOTHERS:THE FIRST DECADE OF DOS MADRES PRESS (Dos Madres Press, 2016) He continues to live in Cincinnati, and to operate Erie Gardens, a small urban organic farm.

Beasts, River, Drunk Men, Garden, Burst, & Light - Sequences & Long Poems
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Beasts, River, Drunk Men, Garden, Burst, & Light - Sequences & Long Poems

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Poetry. "I had the privilege of interviewing Richard Hague not so many years ago about poetry and teaching and this, among the many things we discussed, will always remain with me: as far back as his college years he knew that his job 'was not to be...

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During the Recent Extinctions
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During the Recent Extinctions

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Poetry. Winner of the 2013 Weatherford Award for Poetry. "Richard Hague is a naturalist who comes from a landscape that has suffered the systematic removal of Nature. 'I come here to commune / with nothing,' he says in one poem. Indeed, the ever-pre...

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Studied Days - Poems Early & Late in Appalachia
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Studied Days - Poems Early & Late in Appalachia

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Poetry. "STUDIED DAYS sings with strange and sensual enchantment, calling the reader into that other time, that other 'halfway place of slopes' where human longing assumes memory's abiding shapes. Know the well with its 'single eye of moonlight shim...

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Where Drunk Men Go
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Where Drunk Men Go

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Poetry. "There are no popular pontifications here. The word "alcoholism" is never mentioned, and there are no 12 steps to be heard of - although there is an entire poem listing the drunks' five rules of the universe. The relationship with hard liquo...

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