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Events & Highlights

 LA Times Festival of Books 2019 

Interview with Dorianne Laux in Plume  

Birnam Wood reviewed in Poetry International   

Ethelbert Miller’s podcast of my interview Dec 20 2018, ON THE MARGIN WPFW 89.3 FM (9 am)     

    Birnam Wood is a World Literature Today Notable                         Translation of 2018

Birnam Wood is named Best Translation in the Washington Independent Review of Books

Birnam Wood in Mediterranean Poetry

Why There Are Words Reading Series @ Bowery Poetry Club  

Birnam Wood reviewed in The Iowa Source & Levure Littéraire

Hélène is interviewed for Inferno by Dante in Electric Bento

Life in Suspension is a 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist

Life in Suspension is reviewed At the Inkwell 

Inferno by Dante screens at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival 

Hélène films new series Palomino & Swissy

March 31, Reading with The American Journal of Poetry

    2018 AWP Writers Conference & Book Fair, Tampa, Panel: The Glories of Impossible Translations

2018 AWP Writers Conference and Book Fair: Birnam Wood and Plume Poetry 6 Readings

Feb 24, Nasty Women Poets! A Book Reading

Feb 4, Santa Barbara Poetry Series

            The Lit Fantastic: Hélène Cardona (Translation & Renaissance Women)

Hélène Cardona In the Spotlight

Jan 20, An Enchanted Reading of Poetry & Translation with Martha Rhodes, John FitzGerald, Carolyn Tipton, Stephen Kessler

Life in Suspension wins the 2017 Best Book Award in Poetry

Life in Suspension reviewed in Poetry International

Books to Watch Out for Oct 2017

Poets Live: Hélène reads at the Tennessee Bar, Paris

Primer Festival de Poesía Itinerante Nuestra América, Havana, Cuba

El Festival de poesía de la Habana le invita a un encuentro con la poeta, actriz y traductora Hélène Cardona

Entrevista a la poeta y actriz Hélène Cardona, Havana, Cuba

Life in Suspension wins the 2017 International Book Award

Life in Suspension is Book of the Month on Great Day

Dreaming the World in Translation: A Conversation with Hélène Cardona in World Literature Today

 Interview by Jonathan Taylor on Everybody’s Reviewing 

At the Poetry Foundation

 2017 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC 

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   

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

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

AWP D.C. White Pine, Plume Poetry & MadHat Reading

AWP D.C. Salmon Poetry: Diann Blakely Reading

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

            Life in Suspension reviewed by Anthony DiMatteo, 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, The Brooklyn Rail

The Nervous Breakdown Self-Interview

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

  Reading the World Conversation Series: Authors, Translators, Ideas.   With Open Letter Books & The University of Rochester

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

BOOK PARTY Life in Suspension & Beyond ElsewhereRobert Berman Gallerywith Dale Griffiths Stamos, Elena Karina Byrne, Simone WhiteLynne Thompson

 Translation Judge, The 26th PEN Center USA Annual Literary Awards Festival

2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

2016 LA Writers’s Conference & Book Fair, with John FitzGerald, Dorianne Laux, Jessie Lendennie, Dennis Maloney & Ed. du Cygne

Panel Saving or Sinking the World Through Translation with Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Ani Gjika, Dennis Maloney, Willis Barnstone

 Robert Redford’s TRUTH Interview, 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

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: Carolyn Forché, Hélène Cardona, Ilya Kaminsky, and Jessica Piazza

Tabula Poetica Presents Hélène Cardona at Chapman University

                   With AWP, Robert Pinsky & the Favorite Poem ProjectI Live My Life in Widening Circles  

BAFTA/LA 2014 Emmy Tea

BAFTA/LA 2014 Pre Golden Globes Awards

IFQ Awards: Femme 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 Sven Nykvist with Lasse Hallström

Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shine Auditorium

Goodreads Blog

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