Denise is an editor by trade. Born in Italy, she lived in the UK before emigrating to Australia. She holds an MA in Bibliography and Textual Criticism and has a background in publishing. She works as a freelance editor with independent authors and is Poetry Editor for Australia and New Zealand for The Blue Nib. Her poetry is published in various literary journals including New Reader Magazine, Backstory, Pink Cover Zine, Scarlet Leaf Review and Poetica Review. She was commended in the Australian Catholic University Poetry Prize (2018) and shortlisted for the Robert Graves Poetry Prize (2018).