Born: in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Resides: Auckland, New Zealand
E-mail: sherrygrantpoetry (at) gmail (dot) com
Sherry Grant is an NZ concert pianist, cellist and poet. Originally from Taiwan, she started writing poems in June 2020 and within a year, wrote over 2000 poems and has been published by many journals. The author of Bat Girl (co-authored by her then 6-year-old daughter Zoe), her first book of poetry launched at her first writing anniversary, Sherry is working on several more poetry collections including a special rengay anthology to mark its 30th year.
Awards and Other Honors:
Sherry Grant was short listed at the 2020 NZ Heritage Literary Awards.
“watermelon” - Chrysanthemum Issue 29, April 2021; “I tiptoe” - The Blo͞o Outlier Journal, Winter Christmas Eve Special Issue #1, 2020; “fresh mint” - Asahi Shimbun (ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK) March 5, 2021; “crossing over” - Otoroshi Journal Issue 1, Spring 2021; “mosquitoes” - Cattails April Issue, 2021; “baby’s first word” - Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2021.