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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Brooke Bergan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry



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Brooke Bergan lives in Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Brooke Bergan has an MA and a PhD in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has taught writing classes and workshops for nearly twenty years in grade schools, high schools, libraries, colleges and universities to widely diverse audiences around the country. Her publications include three critically acclaimed books of poetry as well as fiction, reviews, essays, translations and a play. She has given numerous readings and performances; appeared on radio, television and video programs about literature; and made presentations at national conferences. Dr. Bergan has also served as a literary editor for several journals, is the founding editor of Persiflage Press and was the director of publications at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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