Contact heather hughes for readings, workshops, presentations, collaborations, and other adventures.


25 April 2019: Student Day of Poetry

Eat This Poem – food poetry workshop, elementary students

27 April 2019: Reality Hands Clouds and Other Louds Poetic Arts Fest

Dorchester Art Project * 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston


heather is a K-12 workshop leader for Mass Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry, and has previously taught poetry workshops for 826Boston. She also serves as a judge for Poetry Out Loud.


Her appearances include panels on the MFA experience for the Boston Book Festival; on poetry and science, science fiction and poetry, and confessional poetry for the Massachusetts Poetry Festival; as well as a panel on poetry, science, and the fantastic for the Salem Literary Festival.


heather’s past readings include events such as Belt It Out, the Boston Poetry Marathon, the Cambridge Public Library Poetry Series, Cambridge Riverfest, A Celebration of Space, The Cellar Continues, Goli’s Gallery, Hasslefest, Mr Hip Presents, poems2go live, the Prudential Summer Reading Series, and the U35 Reading Series.


She has been honored to read with Simeon Berry, Lori Desrosiers, Fritz Ward, and July Westhale for their book launches.