DuEwa Frazier is an award winning poet, writer, speaker, author, educator, and performer. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in New York and St. Louis. DuEwa has been honored with a Mayor's Proclamation in St. Louis, a Black Caucus of ALA Conference Literacy Presenter Award, Writers Digest Publishing Awards honorable mention, and NAACP Image Award nomination. She was a featured TEDx speaker in 2019 for her talk "Word is Bond." DuEwa is the author of a children's book, Alice's Musical Debut (2019), two teen novels, Quincy Rules (2016) and Deanne in the Middle (2014). DuEwa is also the author of several books of poetry, including Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013). She is the editor of the NAACP Image Award nominated, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees (2006). Her writing has featured in Crossing the Divide Anthology, Eleven Eleven Literary Journal (CCA), Poetry in Performance (CUNY), Book Riot, MyBrownBaby.com, Black Renaissance Noire (NYU), Split This Rock, Essence Magazine and others. DuEwa has featured at colleges, arts venues, schools, libraries, conferences, and festivals. Read her full bio here.
B.A., English, Hampton University
M.S., Curriculum and Teaching, Fordham University
M.F.A., Creative Writing, The New School
Ed.M., Educational Leadership, Columbia University