Denise Duhamel’s most recent book of poetry Blowout (Pittsburgh) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other titles include Ka-Ching! (Pittsburgh); Two and Two (Pittsburgh); Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems (Pittsburgh); The Star-Spangled Banner (Southern Illinois University Press); and Kinky (Orhisis). She and Maureen Seaton co-authored CAPRICE (Collaborations: Collected, Uncollected, and New) (Sibling Rivalry Press). Duhamel is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenhiem Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a professor at Florida International University in Miami.