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stick soldiers by hugh martin


the sitck soldiers

Hugh Martin's full-length collection of poetry, The Stick Soldiers was the winner of the 2011 A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize. The book was published by BOA Editions, Ltd. in March 2013.

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biography

Hugh Martin is originally from northeast Ohio and he spent six years in the Army National Guard and deployed to Iraq in 2004. He is the author of So, How Was The War? (Kent State UP, 2010) and The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, 2013). He is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, the winner of the 11th annual A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize from BOA Editions, Ltd., and the winner of the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award from The Iowa Review. His work has appeared in many places including The Kenyon Review, Grantland, The American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, and The New Republic. Martin graduated from Muskingum University and he has an MFA from Arizona State. He was the 2014-15 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College and he now teaches at Ohio University where he's completing a Ph.D.

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