heather hughes hangs her heart in her current town of Somerville and her native Miami. She has worked for nearly a decade at Harvard University Press, where she is an Assistant Editor in Acquisitions.
Her poems have recently appeared in The Adroit Journal, decomP, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Gulf Coast, Prelude and Sidereal Magazine; 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. 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.