From Poet To Caregiver: Heather McHugh On New Nonprofit Work | KUOW News and Information

From Poet To Caregiver: Heather McHugh On New Nonprofit Work

Nov 24, 2014

Ross Reynolds speaks with Seattle poet Heather McHugh, who is the author of eight volumes of poetry and numerous works of translation. She won a  MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called genius award, in 2009. Since her retirement as a professor of creative writing at the University of Washington this year, she has been working full time on a non-profit organization called Caregifted, which provides relief for family caregivers of  severely disabled people.