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NEA Talks to Martin on ‘Searing Imagery that Captures the Pathos and Atmosphere of War’

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Hugh Martin joined the Ohio Army National Guard about three months before 9/11. In 2004 he was deployed to Iraq. The National Endowment for the Arts’ blog published an interview in time for Veterans Day with Hugh Martin about his poetry and the “searing imagery that captures the pathos and […]

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November 10, 2019 at 9:37 amIn the News Students in the News

Martin Receives Prestigious NEA Grant

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Hugh Martin, a Ph.D. student in Creative Nonfiction, was awarded a 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry. “I plan to use the time and resources to continue work on a longer manuscript focused on my leave from Iraq in 2004; I also plan to work on […]

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February 26, 2019 at 7:57 amNews Research

Career Week | Three OHIO Writers to Meet with Students at Reception, Jan. 31

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At College of Arts & Sciences Alumni-Student Networking Reception, students can meet with two current doctoral students and an alumna who have achieved widespread recognition as poets, essayists, and novelists. Hugh Martin, Justin Mundhenk, and E. M. Tran will meet with students and provide advice on publication opportunities, graduate school programs, […]

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January 1, 2019 at 4:30 pmEvents

Martin’s Second Book, ‘In Country,’ Forthcoming in November

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by Kristin Distel Doctoral student Hugh Martin’s second book, a collection of poems titled In Country, is being published by BOA Editions. The book draws heavily on Martin’s own experiences as an Iraq War veteran; he served six years in the Army National Guard as an M1A1 Tanker. In Country […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:02 pmResearch

Martin’s Poetry Featured on The Kenyon Review

Martin’s Poetry Featured on The Kenyon Review

The work of Hugh Martin, doctoral student in Creative Writing, has been featured on The Kenyon Review‘s website. His poem, “This Morning, We Carry Body Bags,” was selected as a Kenyon Review Weekend Read. Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq War and the author of The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions 2013) and […]

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August 26, 2018 at 4:46 pmIn the News Students in the News

Martin’s Poem ‘Iraq Good’ Wins Pushcart Prize

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by Kristin Distel Graduate student Hugh Martin’s poem, “Iraq Good,” has been published in The Cincinnati Review and selected as a winner of the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Martin, a doctoral student in Creative Writing, is studying nonfiction at OHIO. The poem reflects on Martin’s own experience as a soldier in […]

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May 10, 2018 at 8:29 amResearch

Martin Authors ‘Iraq War Veteran Reads about the Iraq War’

English graduate student Hugh Martin of Ohio University authored “Some Notes: an Iraq War Veteran Reads about the Iraq War” at Mixed Sign. In Night Draws Near, Anthony Shadid, the Lebanese-American journalist, documents his time from March 2003-June 2004 living with and among Iraqis. His accounts overlap, somewhat, with my […]

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May 30, 2017 at 9:11 pmIn the News Students in the News