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Cynthia Hogue

Cynthia Hogue has published 15 books, including nine collections of poetry, most recently, "The Incognito Body," "In June the Labyrinth," the co-authored "When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina" (interview-poems with photographs by Rebecca Ross ) and "Revenance," which was listed as one of the 2014 Standout books by the Academy of American Poets.

Since 2006, Hogue has been an active translator from contemporary French poetry whose translations have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Aufgabe, Interim, Poetry International, APR and Field, among other journals. Her most recent co-translation is "Joan Darc," from the French of Nathalie Quintane.

Among Hogue’s honors are NEA Fellowships in poetry and translation, the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University, a MacDowell Colony residency, and the Witter Bynner Translation Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute. Hogue served as the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Cornell University in the Spring of 2014. She served as the inaugural Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at Arizona State University from 2003-2017.

"In June the Labyrinth" is her ninth collection of poetry.

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In June the Labyrinth

April 2017
ISBN 9781597090377
76 pages
$16.95, INSTOCK
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In June the Labyrinth is a book-length serial poem that is part pilgrimage, part elegy, in which the main character, Elle, embarks on a quest of sorts, investigating not only the labyrinth as myth and symbol, but the labyrinth of the broken heart. More/less

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