heather hughes hangs her heart in her current town of Somerville and her native Miami. She works at Harvard University Press, where she is an Assistant Editor.
Her poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Barrow Street, decomP, Denver Quarterly, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Gulf Coast, Painted Bride Quarterly, Sidereal Magazine and Vinyl; and she has been a Best of the Net and a Pushcart Prize nominee. heather writes for Mass Poetry online and is an associate editor for Scoundrel Time. She ALM-ed at Harvard University Extension School in foreign language, literature, and culture; and she MFA-ed at Lesley University in poetry.
heather is smitten with letterpress printing and devoted to hand typesetting. Beginning in fall 2018, she is the nonresident tutor in letterpress at the Bow & Arrow Press at Harvard University. Her work has been displayed at the Cambridge Public Library and at NASA for the James Webb Space Telescope Art Show 2017. She prints commissions, postcards, broadsides, and block illustrations.
She never outgrew her science fiction & fantasy obsession.
All her tattoos have wings.