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Penelope Shuttle In Interviewed by Maitreyabandhu At Poetry East

by Maitreyabandhu (2011)

Penelope Shuttle has published nine collections of poetry including Redgrove's Wife, which was short-listed for both the Forward and the TS Eliot Prize. Maureen Lipman in the Daily Express described it as 'A wonderful book of poetry of love and loss'. In 2007 she was she was one of three poets on an Arts Council sponsored reading tour of Toronto and New York, and in the same year she was awarded a Cholmondeley Award for Poetry. Her new collection, Sandgrain and Hourglass, was published by Bloodaxe in 2010.

'Her poems of mourning...are among the best she has written' - Elaine Feinstein, The Times.

Recorded at the London Buddhist Centre.