Frances McCue

Teaching Professor

Contact Information

Padelford B434
Office Hours
11:30-12:30 on Tues and Thurs April 9, 11, 30 and throughout May. By appointment via Zoom: Appointment via zoom:


Ed.D, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2001
M.F.A., Creative Writing (Poetry), University of Washington, 1988
B.A., English, University of New Hampshire, 1984
Washington Research Foundation Award, 2024
UW Distinguished Teaching Award, 2018
City Artist, Seattle, 2016, 2006
Washington State Book Award Finalist (Hist. Non Fiction) 2015
Excellence in Teaching Award, Undergraduate Honors Program, 2013
Washington State Book Award Winner (Poetry) 2011
Washington State Book Award Finalist (Historical Non Fiction) 2011
Fulbright Senior Scholar, Morocco, 2008-2009
Arts Innovator Finalist, Artist Trust, 2007
Grub Street National Book Prize, 2011
Pacific Booksellers Book Award Nomination, 2011
Artist Trust, GAP grant, 2011, 2003
Pushcart Prize Nominations, 2009, 2004
GAMMA (Best of Southern Magazines) Award for Best Profile "Dreaming Richard Hugo"
Jack Straw Writers Fellowship, 2006
Stranger Genius Award Runner Up, 2004
4Culture Artist Grant, 2004
Distinguished Alumni Early Career Award, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2003
History Makers Award for Richard Hugo House, MOHAI, 2003
Echoing Green Fellowship, 1998-2002
Klingenstein Fellow, 1995-1996
Barnard New Women Poets Prize, 1992


Courses Taught

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