Denise O’Hagan is an editor by trade. Born and raised in Italy, she lived in the UK before emigrating to Australia in 1990. She holds an MA in Bibliography and Textual Criticism, and worked in book publishing in London (Collins, Heinemann, Routledge) and Sydney (Harcourt Brace, Cambridge University Press, State Library of NSW).
A member of Institute of Professional Editors, she is proud to have been short-listed for the inaugural Rosanne Fitzgibbon Editorial Prize, 2017, for her work on her late mother’s novel Jerome & His Women about the controversial Saint Jerome which she published independently under her own imprint, Black Quill Press.
Denise has written fiction (short stories, Papyrus Publishing) though poetry has always been her first love. Website: https://blackquillpress.com/