Denise Clemons holds a BA in Biopsychology from Vassar College and an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She spent the first twenty years of her career as an executive in the technology industry before escaping the corporate world to devote her energies to the non-profit arena. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Rehoboth Art League. She is the Regent of the Colonel David Hall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and serves the Society at the state and national level.
When Denise moved to Lewes, DE in 2005, she began writing the weekly food column for the Cape Gazette newspaper for which she has won several awards from the Delaware Press Association. Her book, A Culinary History of Southern Delaware was published by the American Palate imprint of the History Press.
Denise is a member of the Rehoboth Beach Writers Guild, the Science Fiction Poetry Association and Coastal Writers. She has published fiction, non-fiction and poetry in journals, chapbooks and anthologies. She conducts interactive writing workshops on world-building through the process of feeding inhabitants of speculative worlds as well as presenting nutrition workshops and cooking demonstrations on food of this world.