Shuttle, Penelope

Shuttle, Penelope
(1947- )
   Poet and novelist, she was born in Staines, Middlesex, and was married to Peter Redgrove (see entry) from 1980 until he died in 2003. She collaborated with Redgrove in writing two novels. Perhaps the best of them, In the Country of the Skin (1973), was influenced by his experiences while in the Army and by her novel All the Usual Hours of Sleeping (1969). She now lives in Cornwall and the Cornish countryside features very much in her poetry. Her poetry publications: The Orchard Upstairs, 1980. The Child-Stealer, 1983. The Lion from Rio, 1986. Adventures with My Horse, 1988. Taxing the Rain, 1992. Building a City for Jamie, 1996. Selected Poems, 1998. A Leaf Out of His Book, 1999. Some of her poems: "Early Pregnancy," "Expectant Mother," "Gone is the Sleepgiver," "Hide and Seek," "Mother and Child," "Passion," "The Flower-Press," "The Vision of the Blessed Gabriele."
   Sources: Ain't I a Woman! A Book of Women's Poetry from Around the World. Illona Linthwaite, ed. Peter Bedrick Books, 1988. Bread and Roses: An Anthology of Nineteenthand Twentieth-Century Poetry by Women Writers. Diana Scott, ed. Virago Press, 1982. Love's Witness: Five Centuries of Love Poetry by Women. Jill Hollis, ed. Carroll and Graf, Inc., 1993. P.E.N. New Poetry I. Robert Nye, ed. Quartet Books, 1986. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The New Exeter Book of Riddles. Kevin Crossley-Holland and Lawrence Sail, eds. Enitharmon Press, 1999. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Who's Who. London: A & C Black, 2005.

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