Kerrin P. Sharpe: 2021
New Year’s Residency

Kerrin P. Sharpe: 2021
New Year’s Residency

Kerrin P. Sharpe: 2021
New Year’s Residency
1920 1917 Michael King Writers Centre

We have welcome our first writer in residence for 2021!

Kerrin has published four collections of poetry: Three Days In a Wishing Well (2012); There’s a Medical Name For this (2014); Rabbit Rabbit (2016) and her latest collection, Louder (published August 2018).

Her poems have been published in a wide range of journals in New Zealand and internationally in the UK and the United States. She has also been included in Oxford Poets 13 (Carcanet Press UK) and POETRY (USA) 2018. Over the last decade she has appeared in Best New Zealand Poems six times and also in the Best of Best New Zealand Poems.

Kerrin’s residency project is to write a sequence of poems around the theme of endurance, with special reference to the Antarctic and its explorers, animals, birds and sea life.