Henry Hughes is the author of the memoir, Back Seat with Fish, and four collections of poetry, including Men Holding Eggs, which received the 2004 Oregon Book Award. His commentary on new poetry appears regularly in Harvard Review. Hughes edited the Everyman’s Library anthologies The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing and Fishing Stories. He teaches literature and writing at Western Oregon University.
Peter H. Sears (1937–2017)
Peter H. Sears, a poet and educator, served as Oregon Poet Laureate from 2014 to 2016. His poems appeared in dozens of literary and popular publications, including the New York Times, the Atlantic, Field, and Rolling Stone, and he published eight collections and chapbooks. Working in a …