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Hélène wins the Vanguard Award for Cinematic Achievement by an Actress at the Scotland International Festival of Cinema and Best Supporting Actress at Beyond the Curve International Film Festival in Paris 

Hélène recurs as Monique the French Roomba in the 2nd season of Upload

Translations of Maram Al-Masri in World Literature Today

Hélène is in conversation with Scénema at the Beyond the Curve International Film Festival in Paris 

Birnam Wood  wins the 2022 Independent Press Award

Winner Best Actress: 2022 V.I.Z. Film Festival, Tokyo International Monthly Film Festival, Dubai IndependentFilm Festival; Winner Best Supporting Actress: 2022 Indo French International Film Festival, 2022 Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, 2022 Beyond the Curve International Film Festival; 2022 Royal Society of Television & Motion Picture Awards, Virgin Spring Fest, 2022 Cult Critic Movie Awards; 2022 Druk International Film Festival; Best Supporting Actress Finalist: Swedish International Film Festival, Accord Cine Fest; Golden Actress Nominee: Golden Short Film Festival; Semi-Finalist: San Francisco Indie Short Festival

Hélène is a Judge for the National Translation Award in Poetry

My translation “He has begun to speak to me” from The Abduction by Maram Al-Masri in AGNI

Hélène is a Judge for the Voice Arts Awards 

Hélène wraps filming the lead in the feature Caralique

Halo, in which Hélène stars as the goddess Venus, is a Finalist at the Swedish International Film Festival and the BCIFF

Honored to nominate John FitzGerald’s The Mind for World Literature Today‘s “21 Books for the 21st Century”

From the Heart with Grace / Du cœur avec grâce in SalmonPoetry40

2020 iWoman Global Awards Winner

A House Like a Ship in Pratik

My Mother Ceridwen in The Guild of Mythographers 

Strength in Plume

Life in Suspension wins the 2020 Independent Press Award

2020 Eurovoix Eurojury

In the Spotlight

Tabula Poetica’s 10 year Anniversary

Birnam Wood wins 2019 Best Book Award in Poetry and Readers’ Favorite Award Gold Medal in Poetry

Cinema Confidential 

Birnam Wood is Bonnie Hearn Hill’s Great Day Book Club’s Book of the Month      

Hélène is awarded the 2019 Naji Naaman Literary Prize

 Wiki’s 13 Picks of Talented Contemporary Poets

Birnam Wood reviewed in Bookaccino and North of Oxford and receives a Julie Suk Honor

June 25 Annenberg Beach House Reading

       Birnam Wood reviewed in World Literature Today       and The Los Angeles Review

Birnam Wood wins the Pinnacle Book Award for Best Bilingual Book & is a 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2019 

Birnam Wood reviewed in Readers’ Favorite & two poems in 

Translation as the Art of Reincarnation

Interview with Dorianne Laux 

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 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 interview, Inferno by Dante, Electric Bento

Life in Suspension is a 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist

Life in Suspension reviewed At the Inkwell 

Inferno by Dante screens at the Cannes Film Festival 

Hélène films new series Palomino & Swissy

Reading with The American Journal of Poetry

    2018 Writers Conference & Book Fair: The Glories of Impossible Translations

Nasty Women Poets! A Book Reading

Santa Barbara Poetry Series

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

Hélène Cardona In the Spotlight

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, World Literature Today

 Interview by Jonathan Taylor, Everybody’s Reviewing 

Poetry Foundation

 2017 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

I Look at You by Maram Al-Masri in Hayden’s Ferry Review

 Life in Suspension is a Finalist for the Julie Suk Award   

2017 Writers Conference and Book Fair

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

AWP D.C. Salmon Poetry: Diann Blakely Reading

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

            Life in Suspension, The Los Angeles Review

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

A Poet is a Mood, The Brooklyn Rail

The Nervous Breakdown Self-Interview

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

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

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

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

2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

2016 Writers’s Conference & Book Fair

 Saving or Sinking the World Through Translation 

 Robert Redford’s TRUTH Interview, Warner Bros., France 2, TV 5

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

Annenberg Beach House Poetry Reading Series

2014 Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture with Andrés Neuman

Reading Andrés Neuman: A Roundtable discussion 

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

Tabula PoeticaHélène Cardona at Chapman University

                   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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