Books:Life in Suspension
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2016), Dreaming My Animal Selves
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2013), The Astonished Universe
(Red Hen Press, 2006)
Anthologies:Dead and Undead Poems: Zombies, Ghosts, Vampires and Devils
(Random House, 2015), Fathers and What Must Be Said
(Rebel Books, 2015), Rubicon: Words and Art inspired by Oscar Wilde's Profundis
(Sybaritic Press, 2015), Van Gogh's Ear - Volume 9 (The Original Van Gogh's Ear)
(French Connection Press, 2015), Beyond the Lyric Moment
(Tebot Bach, 2014), Love's Peripeteias
(The New Visionary Press Cooperative, 2014), Near Kin: Words and Art Inspired by Octavia E. Butler
(Sybaritic Press, 2014), Read Women: An Anthology
(Locked Horn Press, 2014), Thrush Poetry Journal: an Anthology of the first two years
(Thrush Press, 2014), Wide Awake
(Beyond Baroque, 2014), World Poetry Yearbook 2013
(The Earth Culture Press, 2014), For Rhino in a Shrinking World
(The Poets Printery, 2013), From the Four Chambered Heart: In tribute to Anais Nin
(Sybaritic Press, 2013), Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology
(Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2011), Illuminations: Expressions of the Spiritual Experience (Celestial Arts)
(Celestial Arts Publishing, 2006)
FELLOWSHIPS from the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía and the Goethe-Institut.
Full scholarship, Hamilton College.
DREAMING MY ANIMAL SELVES: PINNACLE BOOK AWARD for Best Bilingual Poetry Book &
READER'S FAVORITE AWARD IN POETRY; Finalist for the 2013 Julie Suk Award;
Honorable Mentions: London Book Festival
and Great Midwest Book Prize.
2015 Poiesis Award of Honor.
Multiple-time PUSHCART and BEST OF THE NET nominee.
2014 Arroyo Arts Collective Poetry in the Windows VI Winner.
2013 W.D. Gwawdodyn Finalist.
EDITOR’S CHOICE: The Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Issue XVI, July 2012.
2014 Rabindranath Tagore Award Judge.
The Astonished Universe was published thanks to a grant from the French Cultural Services.
Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los Angeles for Helene Cardona's contribution towards the preservation of Indigenous Culture and Humanity.
Member of the National Foreign Language Honor Society.