About Cynthia Hogue

Ms. Hogue has published seven collections of poetry, most recently The Incognito Body (2006), Or Consequence (2010), and the co-authored When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina (interview-poems with photographs by Rebecca Ross), also published in 2010. Among her honors are a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry, the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University, an Arizona Commission on the Arts Project Grant, and the Witter Bynner Translation Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute.

Hogue taught in the MFA program at the University of New Orleans before moving to Pennsylvania, where she directed the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University for eight years. While in Pennsylvania, she trained in conflict resolution with the Mennonites and became a trained mediator specializing in diversity issues in education. In 2003, she joined the Department of English at ASU as the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry.

Currently, she is working on a collection of essays entitled Wayward Thinking: Notes on Poetry and Poetics and a book-length translation from the French of Virginie Lalucq and Jean-Luc Nancy entitled Fortino Samáno (The Overflowing of the Poem) , with her husband, the economist Sylvain Gallais.

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Or Consequence: Poems (Red Hen Press 2010)

Under Erasure as in: Sign (Silence) (e-chapbook, published in The Drunken Boat 7:3-4 Fall/Winter 2007)

The Incognito Body (Red Hen Press, 2006)

Flux (New Issues Press 2002)

The Never Wife (Mammoth Press 1999)

The Woman in Red (Ahsahta Press 1990)

Where the Parallels Cross (Whiteknights Press 1984)

Touchwood (Porchwood Press, 1979)