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D E N I S E O’ H A G A N Denise O’Hagan is an editor and poet, born in Rome and based in Sydney. She has a background in commercial book publishing here and overseas. In 2015 she set up her own imprint, Black Quill Press, to publish her late mother’s historical novel Jerome & His Women (2015), shortlisted for the inaugural Institute of Professional Editors’ Rosanne Fitzgibbon Editorial Award (the ‘Rosie’). Her poetry is published widely both in Australia and overseas. Recipient of the Dalkey Poetry Prize, her poetry has also been awarded in Australia, Hong Kong and the States. She was Poetry Editor for Australia/New Zealand for Irish literary journal The Blue Nib until 2020. Her second poetry collection, Anamnesis, is forthcoming (Recent Work Press, October 2022).

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