About Penny Harter
Penny Harter is published widely in journals and anthologies. Her most recent books are Recycling Starlight (2010), The Night Marsh (2008) and The Beastie Book (2009), a hardcover children's alphabestiary of imaginary creatures. Recipient of three poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a 2011 fellowship from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she has also won awards from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Poetry Society of America, and the William O. Douglas Nature Writing Award. She is also the co-author with her husband, William J. (Bill) Higginson, of The Haiku Handbook.