Denise Duhamel

Cindy Seip

Denise Duhamel‘s most recent book of poetry is ScaldBlowout was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other books include Ka-Ching!Two and TwoMille et un Sentiments and Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems. She has also published volumes of collaborative poetry with Maureen Seaton, Amy Lemmon, and Sandy McIntosh. The guest editor for The Best American Poetry 2013, she is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is co-author (with Julie Marie Wade) of The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose (Noctuary Press) a dual female reading experience that navigates the social clock, desire across the gendered spectrum, marriage, divorce, fertility/non-motherhood, violence, and body image with humor, poignancy, thoughtful reflection, and striking narrative scenes. Duhamel (b. 1961) and Wade (b. 1979) harmonize their unique voices that bracket “Generation X.”