The French Embassy in the United States and Open Letter, the publishing arm (literature in translation) of University of Rochester in New York that sponsors “Reading the World,” announce their invitation to listen to renowned poet, translator, actress, and recent PEN USA translation prize judge Hélène Cardona (Life in Suspension, Salmon Poetry, 2016 and Beyond Elsewhere, White Pine Press, 2016). Poet and publisher Dennis Maloney (White Pine Press) will also present. The poets will read from their work and discuss the process of bringing international poetry to readers.
This event, free and open to the public, is scheduled for November 7 at 7 p.m. at ButaPub, 315 Gregory St, Rochester, New York 14620. Food and refreshments will be available.
Hélène Cardona‘s recent books include the Award-Winning Dreaming My Animal Selves(Salmon Poetry, 2013) and the Hemingway Grant recipient Beyond Elsewhere (White Pine Press, 2016). She also translated Walt…
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