Denise has been published in THE SHOP, Crannóg Magazine, and also several online journals including Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts.
Between 2010 and 2013, Denise was selected to write a series of poems for the National Famine Commemoration. These included Flowers of Humility, An Gorta Mór, and No Tulips in Winter. In 2010 Flowers of Humility was read at the Dublin Commemoration and at the overseas twinning event in New York in Battery Park when President Mary McAleese officiated at the ceremony. Denise has been internationally received and has been highly recommended, shortlisted and runner-up in several poetry competitions. These include The Francis Ledwidge, and the Jonathan Swift awards. She is a member of the Rathmines Writers Workshop, which is the longest running writers workshop in Ireland. Denise’s poetry has been published as part of an anthology through the workshop’s Swan Press, entitled Prose on a Bed of Rhyme (2012).
Denise’s first book, Of Silken Waters, was published in Autumn 2017, through Ara Pacis Publishers (Chicago, USA), and Thomas Sanfilip (publisher and editor of serious contemporary fiction and poetry).