Penelope Hawtrey grew up in southern Ontario and moved to eastern Ontario to attend University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She began writing shortly after graduation, then stopped, and started again a decade later. After she completed her first manuscript, though, she never stopped writing.
Penelope’s publications in literary journals include the Furious Gazelle, the Thieving Magpie, Crack the Spine, Drunk Monkeys, and Flare Journal. She is also the author of three novels.
Penelope also enjoys long walks, short runs, and reading. She lives in Canada with her husband.