University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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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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Scheduled events:
Scary Poems
Marilyn Chin, Cynthis Hogue and J. Michael Martinez discuss the problems and the power when poetry engages with moral questions of the time. Samples included!

Student Union Kiva (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Poetry
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union Kiva, Bookstore Main Floor (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Marilyn Chin, Cynthia Hogue, J. Martinez
Moderator: Pamela Uschuk
Fierce and Beautiful Forms: A Reading by Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin will read from "Portrait of the Self as Nation," her new, award-winning book that spans 30 years of dazzling work and celebrates her innovative activism.

Student Union Kiva (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Poetry
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union Kiva, Bookstore Main Floor (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Marilyn Chin
Moderator: Cynthia Hogue

Books:
In June the Labyrinth
Poetry
Red Hen Press
April 2017
ISBN 9781597090377
76 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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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

Revenance
Poetry
Red Hen
ISBN 9781597095419
101 pages
$18.95, INSTORE
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By turns elegiac, ecopoetic, and impolitic, Cynthia Hogue’s eighth collection, Revenance, is a condensery of empathic encounters with others and otherness. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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