13 Jun

June 13, 2017
Santa Monica, CA,

ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE: Cynthia Hogue & David St. John


Santa Monica, CA,

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.

David St. John is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Study for the World's Body (1994), which was nominated for the National Book Award, and more recently the The Auroras (2012), The Window (2014), and The Last Troubadour: Selected and New Poems (2017). St. John is also the author of a volume of essays, interviews and reviews, Where the Angels Come Toward Us (1995) and is co-editor of American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry (2009). David St. John has written libretti for the opera, THE FACE, and for the choral symphony, THE SHORE. He lives in Venice Beach, California.

Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America and Red Hen Press

Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway

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