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Award-winning Poet is White Fund Lecturer

Submitted by on December 9, 2016 – 8:15 pm
Award-winning poet will perform during White fund lecture in January.

Award-winning poet, Denice Frohman, will perform during the White Fund lecture in January.

Denice Frohman, an award-winning poet, writer, speaker, educator, and author of the poem “Dear Straight People,” which went viral with well over two million views on YouTube, will perform during “An Evening with Denice Frohman” at the Thursday, January 19, 2017, White Fund lecture offered in partnership with Northern Essex Community College at 7 p.m. at Lawrence High School, 70-71 North Parish Road in Lawrence.

This event is free and open to the public.

Her work explores the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. She is the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, 2014 CantoMundo Fellow, 2013 Hispanic Choice Award winner, and 2012 Leeway Transformation Award recipient. Her work has appeared in ESPN, the Huffington Post, Split This Rock’s The Quarry, and the forthcoming book, Jotas: An Anthology of Queer Latina Voices. She has a Master’s in Education and was the former Program Director at The Philly Youth Poetry Movement.

The White Fund’s purpose is to have a free series of interactive presentations for Lawrence area adults, youth, and children. The audience is encouraged to seek wisdom, cultural enrichment, and intellectual enhancement by attending and participating.

The views expressed in the White Fund Enlightenment Series Presentations are the views of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Northern Essex Community College.

Funded by a generous financial gift from the Honorable Daniel Appleton White, the White Fund Lecture Series has provided cultural conversation featuring well-known lecturers in fields such as history, literature, travel, the arts, and politics. The White Fund is collaborating with Northern Essex on this series.

For additional information or to be notified of upcoming events in the White Fund Enlightenment Series, contact Analuz Garcia at or call 978-738-7423 or visit the White Fund website.