Denise Duhamel (1961 / Woonsocket, Rhode Island)
Duhamel received her B.F.A. from Emerson College and her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. She is a New York Foundation for the Arts recipient and has been resident poet at Bucknell University. She has had residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony.
Duhamel's earliest books take a feminist slant, beginning with Smile (1993) and Girl Soldier (1996); The Woman with Two Vaginas (1995) explores Eskimo folklore from the same perspective. Her best selling and most popular book to date, Kinky (1997), marries her bent for satire, humor, and feminism in portraying an icon of popular culture, the Barbie doll, through an extended series of satirical postures ("Beatnik Barbie," "Buddhist... more »
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- Buddhist Barbie
- Buying Stock
- Crater Face
- Delta Flight 659
- Exquisite Candidate
- Exquisite Politics
- Lawless Pantoum
- On Being Born The Same Exact Day Of The ...
- Sex with a Famous Poet
- Snow White's Acne
- The Bottom