Denise Newman is a poet and translator living in San Francisco. Her translation of The Painted Room by the Danish poet Inger Christensen will was published by the Harvill Press, U.K. She is the author of two chapbooks, Why Pear? (Em Press) and Of Later Things Yet to Happen (Meow Press). Her poems have appeared in Volt, apex of the M, Chain, and Five Fingers Review, where she is a staff editor. She has been a Djerassi Resident Artist, and she teaches creative writing at the California College of Arts and Crafts and at Mills College. Her most recent books are The New Make Believe, published by the Post Apollo Press in 2010, and her translation of Inger Christenen’s novel Azorno.
Read an excerpt from Wild Goods here.
Read an excerpt from Human Forest here.