New England Authors - Poet Denise Bergman

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Denise Bergman has written several book-length poems. One explores Annie Sullivan, Hellen Keller´s teacher. Another is about the Statue of Liberty sitting in 360 crates after it was send from France, waiting for a pedestal to be built. The statue was for the Civil War and the liberation of slaves. Her latest book looks at a sexual assault and its aftermath when the author was in her twenties. A man climbed into her room at night with a knife and flashlight. Her description and use of language are moving. She ties personal assault to powerful countries invading weaker countries.

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