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This Sat April 22 @ 1:40PM I read at The Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books! Looking forward to seeing many of you 😘
I'll read From Life in Suspension (Salmon Poetry) and Beyond Elsewhere (White Pine Press), my translation of Plus loin qu'ailleurs by Gabriel Arnou-Laujeac, which was awarded a Hemingway Grant, and from Diann Blakely's posthumous collection Los Addresses: New & Selected poems from Salmon Poetry. I'll also give a shout out to Ren Women by Dale Griffiths Stamos <3. With Dennis Maloney, Jessie Lendennie, Siobhan Hutson and Ed du Cygne.
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This weekend, go check out the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books happening at University of Southern California! French author Helene Cardona will read on Saturday at 1:40pm, don't miss out! More i...

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See you at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books! I read April 22 @ 1:40 PM. #PoetryStage #FestivalofBooks 😘
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Huge thanks to the French consulate in Los Angeles and the Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US for listing my event at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 22 @ 1:40 PM.
Hélène Cardona conceives poetry as « a gesture, a movement, an opening towards a greater truth or understanding ». Much gratitude to Ann Binney and Elena Karina Byrne. With Jessie Lendennie, Siobhan Hutson, Dennis Maloney, and John FitzGerald.
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Congrats Uncharted 4 for winning Best Game at the BAFTA Games Awards! Loved working on this! Thrilled to be part of it 🙂 #BAFTAGames ... See MoreSee Less

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At Brown University, presenting my poetry & translations: Dorianne Laux's and John FitzGerald's. I'm holding a copy of "What We Carry" (BOA Editions) by Dorianne. My translation "Ce que nous portons" Ed du Cygne) is out now, thank you Editions du Cygne. ... See MoreSee Less

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Delighted to share the pages of the Spring 2017 issue of the Colorado Review with such fine poets & writers as Cole Swensen, Jeanette Clough, Susan Terris, Eryn Green, Peter Covino, Bin Ramke, Bruce Bond, James Longenbach, among many. Many thanks to the editors Stephanie G'Schwind, Matthew Cooperman, Donald Revell, and Sasha Steensen. ... See MoreSee Less

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"We are so lightly here. It is in love that we are made. In love we disappear."
~Leonard Cohen
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!
Gorgeous tulips from John FitzGerald.
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Helene Cardona News

Events & Highlights

Hélène is a featured Reader at the 2017 Los Angeles Times Festival of BooksApril 22at the University of Southern California 

My translation of five poems from I Look at You by Maram Al-Masri in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Issue 59

 Life in Suspension is a Finalist for the Julie Suk Award             (best poetry collection from an independent press)

The 2017 Writers Conference and Book Fair AWP D.C.:  Association of Writers & Writing Programs Feb 8: Plume Poetry Reading, Launch of Plume 5

Feb 10 AWP D.C. Panel: Dreaming the World Through Translation

Feb 10 AWP D.C.: White Pine Press, Plume Poetry and MadHat Press Reading

Feb 10 AWP D.C.: Salmon Poetry: Diann Blakely Reading

The Feminine, Land of Welcome by Christiane Singer in Asymptote Journal

Review of  Life in Suspension by Anthony DiMatteo in                                 The Los Angeles Review

Celebrating American She-Poets: Hélène Cardona with Jamie Dedes in The Poet by Day

A Poet is a Mood by J.C. Hallman in The Brooklyn Rail

The Nervous Breakdown Self-Interview

Hélène gives a talk at the New York Browning Society at the National Arts Club: Robert and Elizabeth Browning, Virginia Woolf and Henry James and the Subjects of Sex, Violence, Poetry and Art.

                Hélène participates in Reading the World Conversation Series: Authors, Translators, Ideas.   Presented by Open Letter Books & The University of Rochester

Review of Life in Suspension by Grace Cavalieri in The Washington Independent Review of Books

BOOK PARTYHélène launches Life in Suspension and Beyond Elsewhere  Oct 28 at the Robert Berman GalleryElena Karina Byrne launches Squander & Dale Griffiths Stamos presents RenWomen. Singer Simone White opens. Poet Lynne Thompson emcees.

 Hélène was a Translation judge at The 26th PEN Center USA Annual Literary Awards Festival

Hélène is a featured Reader at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The 2016 Writers’s Conference and Book Fair AWP Los Angeles —with John FitzGerald, Dorianne Laux, Jessie Lendennie, Dennis Maloney, and Editions du Cygne

Panel Saving or Sinking the World Through Translation: Jennifer Kwon Dobbs,  Hélène Cardona, Ani Gjika, Dennis Maloney, and Willis Barnstone

Interviewing Robert Redford for TRUTH, Warner Bros., Télématin, France 2, TV 5

    On French: John Ashbery at Harriet the Blog,                                                      and Le Mot juste en anglais

The Annenberg Beach House Poetry Reading Series:
Gary Dop, Steve Langan, Ramón Garcia, Elena Karina Byrne, and Hélène Cardona

The 2014 Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture with Andrés Neuman

Reading Andrés Neuman: A Roundtable discussion —with George Henson, Hélène Cardona, and Michelle Johnson 

Chapman University’s Tabula Poetica Reading Series Returns: Carolyn Forché, Hélène Cardona, Ilya Kaminsky, and Jessica Piazza

Tabula Poetica Presents Hélène Cardona at Chapman University

AWP Partnership with Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and the Favorite Poem Project I Live My Life in Widening Circles  

BAFTA/LA: British Academy of Film and Television Arts / Los Angeles 2014 Emmy Tea

BAFTA/LA: British Academy of Film and Television Arts / Los Angeles 2014 Pre Golden Globes Awards

IFQ Awards: Femme: Women Healing the World wins Best Documentary & Audience Awards

BAFTA/LA 2013 Emmy Tea

Celebrating RUSH‘S Daniel Brühl at the Chateau Marmont

BAFTA/LA’s 25th Anniversary Garden Party

Beyond Blond: Tribute to cinematographer Sven Nykvist at the Hammer Museumwith Lasse Hallström

7th Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shine Auditorium

Filming Megan Johnson’s Stealing Roses

Filming Lasse Hallström’s Chocolat

Filming Lawrence Kasdan’s Mumford



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