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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Christina Pugh  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: in Buffalo, NY

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Illinois Connection

Pugh lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Christina Pugh is a professor in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Consulting Editor for Poetry magazine. She has published numerous critical articles on poetry and poetics.

Published Works

  • Gardening at Dusk, Wells College Press, 2002
  • Rotary, Word Press, 2004
  • Restoration, Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books, 2008
  • Grains of the Voice: Poems, TriQuarterly, 2013
  • Perception, Four Way, 2017

Selected Titles At Your Library

Rotary :
ISBN: 1932339345. OCLC Number:

Word Press,. Cincinnati, OH :. ©2004.

Restoration :
ISBN: 0810152053. OCLC Number:

TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press,. Evanston, Ill. :. ©2008.

Grains of the voice :
ISBN: 0810152282. OCLC Number:

TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press,. Evanston, Ill. :. ©2013.

Perception /
ISBN: 1935536885. OCLC Number:

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A suite of minimalist lyric poems punctuated by prose poems explores the mysteries of visual perception and its relationship to poetic language.



  • Word Press First Book Prize, 2003

    Other Awards and Honors

  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 2015
  • Ucross Foundation Residency Fellowship, 2005
  • Grolier Poetry Prize, 2000
  • Ruth Lilly Fellowship, Poetry Magazine, 2000
  • AWP Intro Journals Award, 2000
  • Whiting Fellowship for the Humanities, 1997-1998
  • Lucille Medwick Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America
  • Individual artist fellowship in poetry, Illinois Arts Council
  • 4-Nominations for the Pushcart Prize

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)