The Undisguised Truth by Denrique Preudhomme

Intimate Conversation with author Denrique Preudhomme

Denrique Preudhomme has published a collection of social and political commentary, The Undisguised Truth, a collection of short fiction, Stranger Than Fiction, a collection of poetry, Reflections of Realism, and completed a booklet of poems, The Heart of Truth. She is the recipient of the 2006 Urban Spectrum Newspaper National Writer Awards for the Best Collection of Short Fiction. Denrique is profiled in the 59th Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in America®. She is currently writing her next book, a thriller titled Deception is Reality that is sure to captivate readers.

The Undisguised Truth by Denrique Preudhomme is a collection of thought-provoking social and political commentary. It challenges readers to delve deep into some of the most troubling issues in our society, as well as, provides an introspective look at what has arguably been one of the most memorable elections in U.S. history.

Book Review by Marc A. Medley from The Reading Circle
Marc A. Medley from The Reading Circle with Marc Medley on WP88.7 FM says, “If you don't want a challenging left-brain right-brain match, then The Undisguised Truth is not the book for you . . . Ms. Preudhomme is the prolific mastermind author of thought-provoking, informative, and often humorous social and political commentary.”

Denrique, finish this sentence: I am powerful because...
I am powerful because...knowledge is commonly known as power and I have acquired quite a lot throughout my lifetime.

BPM: Where are you from? How did you start your writing journey?
Denrique: I was born and raised in Trinidad. I migrated to the USA over 15 years. As a child, I was fascinated with words. I began to study my dictionary as an adolescent. Finally, one of my English teachers—realizing my love for words and my ability to express myself—encouraged me to write. I kept a small journal and the rest is history.

BPM: Who are your two main characters and what do you like most about them?
Denrique: My book is non-fiction (social science to be exact).

BPM: What makes your book stand out and would entice a reader to pick it up?
Denrique: The title. My book is about social awareness and politics; therefore, it’s important to have a title that’s indicative of the complex and real issues captured on its pages. The Undisguised Truth…need I say more?


BPM: Ultimately, what do you want readers to gain from your book?
Denrique: Knowledge on key issues in our society, injustice, crimes, stereotypes, the current economic crisis, and the politics of it all. This book also chronicles the U.S. Elections 2008 which is now one of the most memorable elections in U.S. history.

BPM: What is the most surprising thing you have learned in creating books?
Denrique: Nothing really surprises me. I look forward to undertaking challenges.

BPM: What would you say has been your most significant achievement as a writer? How did you do it?
Denrique: Winning a national award for my 2nd book Stranger Than Fiction. Having readers find my books fascinating enough to read is quite a humbling experience, but having someone decide to give me an award for it…it indescribable!

BPM: What advice would you give a new writer?
Denrique: To borrow a quote I read in a Writer’s Digest magazine many years ago… “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”

BPM: Name 3 things that it takes to make a successful author, in your opinion?
Denrique: Practice makes perfect. Write daily or weekly until you’ve developed a sense of originality. Do not be afraid to share your work with interested readers, even if your work is unedited. A single reader can be the catalyst to you getting your work edited and published.
BPM: What can we expect from you in the future?
Denrique: My next book, a thriller tilted Deception is Reality is sure to captivate readers.

BPM: Share with us your latest news, events or upcoming book releases.
Denrique: I have a few great things in the making; however, I am kind of suspicious, so I need to hold on to them until later. Nonetheless, with the January 15, 2009 release of The Undisguised Truth I am currently scheduling book signings, interviews, workshops…etc. for more information visit http://www.denrique.com/ or email me at denriquebooks@aol.com.


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