Penny Boxall is the author of two collections: Ship of the Line and Who Goes There? (Valley Press, 2018). She won the 2016 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award and the Elmet Trust Competition; the Mslexia/PBS Women’s Poetry Competition 2018; and a 2019 Northern Writers’ Award. She holds an MA with distinction in Creative Writing (Poetry) from UEA, and has had work featured in The Rialto, The Sunday Times, The North, The Literateur, Magma, Mslexia, The Dark Horse and Gutter. She has been shortlisted for an Eric Gregory Award. In 2017 she was Writer-in-Residence at Gladstone’s Library and a Hawthornden Fellow, and in 2018 she held a residency at the Chateau de Lavigny, Switzerland. She was shortlisted for the Alpine Fellowship in 2019. Her novel for children was longlisted in the 2018 Mslexia Children’s Novel Competition.