Denise Bergman is the author of Seeing Annie Sullivan, poems based on the early life of Helen Keller's teacher (Cedar Hill Books, 2005). The book has been translated into Braille and into a Talking Book.
She was the editor of City River of Voices, an anthology of urban poetry (West End Press), and author of Keyhole Poems, a sequence that combines the history of specific urban places with the present.
The Telling will be published in 2013 by Červená Barva Press.
Her poems have been widely published and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. An excerpt from her poem Red, about the effects of a slaughterhouse, was permanently installed by the city of Cambridge, MA, in a neighborhood park.
She has been the poetry editor of Sojourner, A Women's Forum, and the host of a cable TV show called "Women in the Arts."