Denise Newman is an award-winning poet and translator. Her fourth poetry collection Future People was published by Apogee Press in 2016. Newman has translated two novels by Inger Christensen—The Painted Room and Azorno. Her most recent translation, Baboon, by the Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt (Two Lines Press), won the 2015 PEN Translation Award and an NEA Fellowship. Her own writing has appeared widely, including in Denver Quarterly, Volt, Fence, New American Writing, and ZYZZYVA. She teaches at the California College of the Arts.