Hugh Findlay

Hugh Findlay lives in Durham, NC, and would rather be caught fishing. He drives a little red MG, throws darts on Tuesdays, and makes a pretty good gumbo. He has been a: dishwasher, mechanic, fry cook, librarian, security guard, carpenter, painter, salesman, warehouseman, factory worker, typist, reporter, columnist, editor, writer, webmaster, coder, administrator, manager, spider smasher, and jar opener. His work has appeared in several literary publications.


  • Tiny Seed Literary Journal: o “Welcome to a rock”, March 2019 o “4 Haiku”, June 2019 o “Flow”, June 2019 o “The Absolution”, June 2019, Poetry In Plain Site: o “Burning bed”, November 2019, De La Mancha o “22 Planet Earth Haiku”, Summer 2019, The Plastic Tower: o “Panacea”, May 1990, Amelia: o “Back”, Spring 1990, Dominion Review: o “I’ve Been Thinking”, Spring 1990, Calypso Volume 2: o “Slone Hill”, 1990, Thema: o. “Invasion of Privacy”, Summer 1990

Participation at the 2019 West End Poetry Festival

  • Curated open mic | Thursday, October 17 | 6:30 pm | Cats Cradle Back Room

For a full schedule and descriptions of all sessions, see the festival schedule.