Indiana University East will host visiting author, poet Denise Duhamel, for a public reading at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 in Whitewater Hall, room 132.
Duhamel’s work includes Two and Two, Mille et un sentiments and Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems. She is also the author of The Star-Spangled Banner, a work that was the recipient of the Crab Orchard Award, and Kinky.
She has read her work on NPR and, in the fall of 1999, was a featured poet on the PBS special Bill Moyers “Fooling with Words. ” She is part of the Academy of American Poets “Exhibit of Poets.” Her work has also been included in The Unbearables; Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café; and The Best American Poetry.
Duhamel has collaborated with poet Maureen Seaton and published Oyl and Exquisite Politics.
She received a B.F.A. degree from Emerson College and a M.F.A. degree from Sarah Lawrence College. Duhamel teaches creative writing and literature at Florida International University and lives in Hollywood, Fla.