Denison’s Beck Series welcomes authors Daniel and Peter Grandbois for a poetry and fiction reading.
Daniel Grandbois is the author of four books including the prose poetry/flash fiction collection, “Unlucky Lucky Days,” the art novel, “The Hermaphrodite: An Hallucinated Memoir,” and the prose poetry collection, “Unlucky Lucky Tales,” as well as his most recent unclassifiable collection, “A Revised Poetry of Western Philosophy,” from the Pitt Poetry Series. He also has been instrumental in creating what has become known as the “Denver Sound,” touring in such bands as Tarantella and Slim Cessna’s Auto Club.
Peter Grandbois, associate professor of English and narrative nonfiction writing at Denison, is the author of eight previous books, the most recent of which is “This House That,” the Brighthorse Books Poetry Prize Winner for 2017. He is a four time finalist in Foreword Magazine’s IndieFab Awards, taking the gold medal for best literary fiction of 2011 for his novel, “Nahoonkara,” and the silver medal for best fantasy of 2015 for his novella collection, “Wait Your Turn” and “At Night in Crumbling Voices.” His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in over ninety journals and his plays have been performed in St. Louis, Columbus, Los Angeles, and New York. He is a senior editor at Boulevard magazine.