Denise DeVries is a graduate of the University of Colorado and alumna of the Jennie McKean Moore Fund Writers Workshop at George Washington University and the Creative Writing Program at George Mason University.
Her poetry has appeared in literary journals and anthologies and has been presented in readings and on radio in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area and the Northern Neck of Virginia. Portions of her choral poems were performed at George Mason University as part of Poetry Theatre and a seminar on Labor and the Arts. She has received awards from the American Pen Women and the Poetry Society of Virginia.
Denise was Co-Editor of Hispanic Culture Review at George Mason University for two years and Co-Director of the Word Works Washington Prize (poetry contest) in 1996. She is now Poetry Coordinator for Sunrise Studio Gallery in Kilmarnock, Virginia, and President of Unicorn Valley Publishing.
A professional translator and writer, Denise was raised in Colorado and lived in Central America before moving to Virginia, where she has worked with the immigrant community since 1980.
Novel now available
and featured at 2004 Virginia Festival of the Book