Hugh Martin, a veteran of the Iraq War, is the author of In Country (BOA Editions, 2018), The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, 2013), and
So, How Was The War? (Kent State UP, 2010). He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Yaddo residency, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and a Sewanee Writers' Conference Fellowship. He was 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 Atlantic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, GQ, and The Sun. Martin graduated from Muskingum University and he has an MFA from Arizona State University. He was the 2014-15 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College and he received a Ph.D from Ohio University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English at the United States Air Force Academy.