ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE:
Cynthia Hogue & Carol Muske-Dukes
Cynthia Hogue has published nine collections of poetry, including the forthcoming In June the Labyrinth (Red Hen Press, 2017) and Revenance, listed as one of the 2014 "Standout" books by the Academy of American Poets. She has also published five books of prose, and her co-translation from the French with Sylvain Gallais of poet Virginie Lalucq and philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy (Omnidawn, 2012), won the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award. Among Hogue's other honors are an NEA Fellowship in poetry, the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University, and the Witter Bynner Translation Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute. She holds the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at Arizona State University.
Carol Muske-Dukes is the author of nine books of poetry, including Blue Rose, forthcoming from Penguin in 2018; four novels; and two collections of essays. Anthologies she has edited include Crossing State Lines (FSG). Former Poet Laureate of California, she is professor of English/Creative Writing at the University of Southern California and founder of its Creative Writing / Literature PhD program, with honors including a Guggenheim and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. She has been short-listed for the National Book Award and has won the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, as well as many Pushcart prizes. She writes for the LA Times, New York Times, Huffington Post, and elsewhere, and her plays have been presented as staged readings in New York.
Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America and Red Hen Press