Kerrin P. Sharpe
Author photo: Victoria Birkinshaw
Kerrin P. Sharpe is the author of five collections of poetry: hoof (2023), louder (2018), rabbit rabbit (2015),
there's a medical name for this (2014), and three days in a wishing well (2012). Her poems have appeared in
local and international literary journals including Landfall, Turbine | Kapohau, Poetry Aotearoa Yearbook, POETRY (US),
Blackbox Manifold, PN Review and Stand. Her work has been anthologised in Best New Zealand Poems six times,
Best of Best New Zealand Poems, Oxford Poets 2013, 150 Essential New Zealand Poems and A Game of Two Halves:
The Best of Sport 2005–2019. In 2021 she held a writing residency at the Michael King Writers Centre.