Denison's Beck Series Hosts Guest Poet Denise Duhamel
Date of Event: February 19, 2003
Posted: February 10, 2003
GRANVILLE -- The Denison University Beck series presents poet Denise Duhamel, who is visiting Ohio under the sponsorship of the Ohio Poetry Circuit, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 19) in the Faculty Lounge in Slayter Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Duhamel, assistant professor at Florida International University in Miami, is the author of 13 books and chapbooks, including the most recent bookQueen for a Day: Selected and New Poems. Her poems have been anthologized widely, including four editions ofThe Best American Poetryand she has been featured on National Public Radio?s "All Things Considered" and PBS's "Fooling with Words." Duhamel also co-editedSweet Jesus: Poems about the Ultimate Icon, with Nick Carbo and received a 2001 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry.
The Beck Lecture Series was endowed in memory of Harriet Ewens Beck to bring outstanding writers to the Denison campus. The series has hosted such writers as Eudora Welty, Alice Walker, Tom Stoppard and W.S. Merwin. Under the sponsorship of the fund, 10 to 12 writers read from their works and participate in master classes each year.
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