Andrew Hudgins is an American poet who was born in Texas in 1951. He graduated from the Iowa writers workshop in 1983 with his MFA. His first book was published in 1986, titled Saints and Strangers, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
‘Begotten’ appears in the American poet Andrew Hudgins’ poetry collection The Glass Hammer: A Southern Childhood (1994). This poem is about a child finding his resemblance to the other members of his family.