Brooke Bergan

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General Information

Name: Brooke Bergan

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Poetry


Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • Distant Topologies Poems 1974-1976, Wine Press, 1976
  • Storyville: A Hidden Mirror, Moyer Bell Ltd, 1994

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Brooke Bergan on WorldCat

Brooke Bergan on Amazon


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