Darcie Dennigan earned a BA in literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MFA from the University of Michigan. Her poetry collection Corinna A-Maying the Apocalypse (2008) was winner of the Poets Out Loud prize. In her introduction to the volume, judge Alice Fulton found Dennigan’s long-lined, historically informed poems to be “underwritten by lyric, narrative, pastoral, satire and epic modes.” Dennigan is also author of the poetry collection Madame X (2012).
Dennigan was a 2007 Discovery/The Nation winner; her other awards include the Cecil Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America and a Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Poetry Fellowship.
She has been an assistant professor in residence at the University of Connecticut and is a cofounder of and teacher for Frequency Writers: A Writing Community for Providence & Beyond, based in Providence, Rhode Island, where she lives.