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Cynthia Hogue
Credit: University of Arizona Poetry Center

Cynthia Hogue

Cynthia Hogue is the author of seven poetry collections: Or Consequence (Red Hen Press, 2010), The Incognito Body (Red Hen Press, 2006), Flux (New Issues Press 2002), The Never Wife (Mammoth Press, 1999), The Woman in Red (Ahsahta Press, 1989), Where the Parallels Cross (Whiteknights Press, 1984), and Touchwood (Porchwood Press, 1979). Her eighth collection of poetry, Revenance, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2014.

Hogue is the recipient of the 2013 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets for her co-translation of Virginie Lalucq and Jean-Luc Nancy’s Fortino Sámano (The Overflowing of the Poem) (Omnidawn, 2012).

Her other publications include four books of criticism and When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina, with photographer Rebecca Ross (University of New Orleans Press, 2010).

She is the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry and director of the Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.



Revenance (Red Hen Press, 2014)
Or Consequence (Red Hen Press, 2010)
The Incognito Body (Red Hen Press, 2006)
Flux (New Issues Press 2002)
The Never Wife (Mammoth Press, 1999)
The Woman in Red (Ahsahta Press, 1989)
Where the Parallels Cross (Whiteknights Press, 1984)
Touchwood (Porchwood Press, 1979)


Virginie Lalucq and Jean-Luc Nancy, Fortino Sámano (The Overflowing of the Poem), with Sylvain Gallais, (Omnidawn, 2012)

Poems by
Cynthia Hogue

in the meadow magenta
The Changeling

Translations by
Cynthia Hogue

from Fortino Sámano by Virginie Lalucq

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