Penny Boxall won the 2016 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award, the 2018 Mslexia/PBS Poetry Competition and a 2019 Northern Writers’ Award. She was shortlisted for 2019’s Alpine Fellowship, and her novel for children was longlisted in the Mslexia Children’s Novel Competition.
Penny has held residencies/fellowships at Gladstone’s Library, Hawthornden Castle and Chateau de Lavigny. Following Ship of the Line in 2014, her second collection, Who Goes There?, was published in September 2018. In autumn 2019 she will be Visiting Research Fellow in the Creative Arts at Merton College, Oxford.