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| HÃ©lÃ¨ne Cardona is a poet, literary translator and actor, the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a Hemingway Grant. Her books include the poetry collectionsÂ Life in Suspension (Salmon Poetry)Â andÂ Dreaming My Animal SelvesÂ (SalmonÂ Poetry), and Ce que nous portons (Editions du Cygne), her translation of Dorianne Laux. She also translatedÂ Walt Whitman'sÂ CivilÂ War WritingsÂ for the Iowa International Writing Program'sÂ WhitmanWeb.
She co-edits Fulcrum: An Anthology of Poetry and Aesthetics, is Co-International Editor of Plume, Essay contributor to The London Magazine, and co-producer of the documentary Pablo Neruda: The Poet's Calling.Â Publications include Washington Square, Poetry International, The Irish Literary Times, The Warwick Review, World Literature Today & elsewhere.Â