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Andrew Hudgins is the author of several poetry collections, including "Saints and Strangers" (1985), which was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize; "The Never-Ending" (1991), a finalist for the National Book Award; and his most recent, "Ecstatic in the Poison" (Overlook Press, 2003). His book-length poem "After the Lost War: A Narrative" (1988), in which he addresses the soldier's life during the Civil War, won the Poets' Prize. He is also the author of a book of essays, "The Glass Anvil" (1997). Hudgins's honors include fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is Humanities Distinguished Professor at Ohio State University.

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Andrew Hudgins