My celebrated and award winning guest this evening is, Helene Cardona. Helene is a mutli-talented, Actress, Voice-Over Artist, Poet, Translator/Interpreter, Lyricist and a Teacher/ Language Coach.
Her poems have appeared in The Los Angeles Review, Mythic Passages, The American Center for Artists, Askew, Barnwood Mag, Spillway, Pirene’s Fountain, Mediterranean Poetry, qarrtsiluni, Maintenant 5: A Dada Poetry Journal, Saint Julian Press, From the Fishouse, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Maintenant 6 and Poetry International.
Helene is the author of three books of poems: THE ASTONISHED UNIVERSE (Red Hen Press, 2006); DREAMING MY ANIMAL SELVES (Salmon Poetry, 2013); and LIFE IN SUSPENSION (forthcoming from Tupelo Press.)
She graduated from the Music Conservatory in Geneva with the 2nd prize in piano and from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She attended Hamilton College, New York, where she was also assistant professor of French and Spanish. She holds a Master’s in American Literature from the Sorbonne, taught at Loyola Marymount University, translated for the Canadian Embassy and the NEA, and received fellowships from the Goethe Institute and the University of Baeza, Andalusia.
Please join me, and my excellent Producer, Rachael Popek for what will truly be a fascinating interview!