Other Worlds – poems by Hélène Cardona, Poet, Actor, Translator
Hélène Cardona is a poet, literary translator and actor, the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a Hemingway Grant and the USA Best Book Award. Her books include three poetry collections, most recently Life in Suspension (Salmon Poetry, 2016), and Dreaming My Animal Selves (Salmon Poetry, 2013); and three translations: Beyond Elsewhere (Gabriel Arnou-Laujeac, White Pine Press, 2016), Ce que nous portons (Dorianne Laux, Éditions du Cygne, 2014), and Walt Whitman’s Civil War Writings for WhitmanWeb (2016).
She co-edits Plume and Fulcrum: An Anthology of Poetry and Aesthetics, and contributes essays to The London Magazine. She holds a Master’s in American Literature from the Sorbonne, worked as a translator for the Canadian Embassy in Paris, and taught at Hamilton College and Loyola Marymount University. Publications include World Literature Today, Washington Square Review, Poetry International, Dublin Review of Books, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Asymptote and The Warwick Review.
She has also translated Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Aloysius Bertrand, Maram Al-Masri, Eric Sarner, René Depestre, Ernest Pépin, Jean-Claude Renard, and her father José Manuel Cardona. Her own work has been translated into thirteen languages. http://helenecardona.com http://www.imdb.me/helenecardona
© Hélène Cardona