Nowt But Verse sees Hannah Stone talk to a poet about poems and poetry. Hannah’s guest this month is poet, photographer, artist and therapist.
Penny Sharman is a published poet, photographer, artist and therapist. She is
inspired by wild natural landscapes and the relationships between the seen and the unseen. Penny has an MA in Creative Writing from Edge Hill University.
Penny has three grown up sons and three grown up grandchildren. She loves walking in wild places and wonders at the cosmos. She is inspired by music and dance which quite often appears in her art and poetry. In the 80’s she opened a vegetarian café called Pie in The Sky which was ground breaking at the time.
She has had many poems published in magazines such as The Interpreter’s House, Strix, The North, Obsessed with Pipework, Finished Creatures, Orbis and Ink Sweat &Tears. Mslexia. Marble. Beautiful Dragons. Penny’s pamphlet Fair Ground 2019 (Yaffle Press), her 1st collection Swim With Me In Deep Water 2019 (Cerasus Poetry) and her 2nd collection The Day before Joy December 2020 from knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk Catching the Heather2022 (Cerasus Poetry) The Ash of Time 2022 (Hedgehog Press) are available to buy from her website: pennysharman.co.uk
Penny is Co Editor of Obsessed with Pipework Poetry Magazine.
Penny is active on Social Media sites: FB, Instagram and Twitter.
She regularly performs her work at open mics and is a member of a Stanza group and of the Poem Shed.