Curb, Randall. “The Persistence of Poetry: An Appreciation of Andrew Hudgins.” Poets and Writers Magazine 26, no. 4 (July/August, 1998): 38-49. A thoughtful biographical essay about the poet that also discusses his interest in various historical figures in his poetry.
Hudgins, Andrew. “An Autobiographer’s Lies.” American Scholar 65, no. 4 (Autumn, 1996): 541-553. A reflective essay by the poet on the ways the requirements of his verse transformed his memories, moving them further way from fact and reality.
_______. “A Conversation with Andrew Hudgins.” Interview by Mark Jarman. Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion 38 (Spring, 2003): 91-103. A long interview by fellow poet Jarman that discusses the importance of Hudgins’s early faith and his background in the development of his craft.
_______. “On Language and Poetry: An Interview with Andrew Hudgins.” Interview by Nick Norwood. Hayden’s Ferry Review 16, no. 3 (Spring, 1995): 9-27. This interview is particularly helpful and interesting in its consideration of Hudgins’s prosody and technique in composing his poems.
Rogoff, Jay. “Andrew Hudgins’s Blasphemous Imagination.” Southern Humanities Review 32, no. 1 (Winter, 1998): 25-33. A discussion of Hudgins’s religious beliefs, his fascination with faith, and his idiosyncratic take on Christianity in his poetry.
Samuelson, Scott. “After the Lost War: A Narrative.” In Masterplots II: Christian Literature, edited by John K. Roth. Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2008. Contains an analysis of the work as an example of Christian literature, with Christian themes highlighted.
Turner, Daniel Cross. “Heterotopic Space in Andrew Hudgins’ After the Lost War.” Southern Quarterly 44, no. 4 (Summer, 2007): 175-195. A consideration of Hudgins’s attempt in After the Lost War to avoid the romance of the Lost Cause and to take a more human tack in his approach to the vanished Confederacy.