Denise Duhamel

Denise Duhamel’s most recent book of poetry is Scald (Pittsburgh, 2017). Blowout (Pittsburgh, 2013) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other titles include Ka-Ching! (Pittsburgh, 2009); Two and Two (Pittsburgh, 2005); Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems (Pittsburgh, 2001); The Star-Spangled Banner (Southern Illinois University Press, 1999); and Kinky (Orhisis, 1997). She


The Gun by Denise Duhamel

    We return with every bang, every firework of the heart. We huddle, the puddle of blood at our sneakers. We stoop and crouch as though we can revive you, as though each neon slash from the bodega is a surgeon’s needle meticulously stitching you shut.       […]


‘Appropriating the name of Greek women warriors’: A Conversation with Denise Duhamel, curated by Kristina Marie Darling

    Denise Duhamel’s most recent book of poetry is Scald (Pittsburgh, 2017). Blowout (Pittsburgh, 2013) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other titles include Ka-Ching! (Pittsburgh, 2009); Two and Two (Pittsburgh, 2005); Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems (Pittsburgh, 2001); The Star-Spangled […]


An Introduction to Denise Duhamel & Maureen Seaton by Kristina Marie Darling

    Recent years have seen an increased interest in collaboration within the poetry community, resulting in projects as diverse as Carol Guess & Kelly Magee’s excursions into magical realism in With Animal, Joshua Beckman & Matthew Rohrer’s wonderful experiments in live improvisation, and Jeannie Hoag & Kyle McCord’s fractured […]