Sharon Black is from Glasgow and lives in a remote valley of the Cévennes mountains in France. Her poetry is published widely and she has won many prizes for her work, including the Guernsey International Poetry Competition 2019 and The London Magazine Poetry Prizes 2018 and 2019. She has published four full collections of poetry and a pamphlet, Rib (Wayleave, 2021). Her latest collections are The Last Woman Born on the Island (Vagabond Voices, 2022), set in Scotland and exploring the landscapes and heritage of her home country, and The Red House (Drunk Muse, 2022), set in her adopted homeland of the Cévennes. Since 2016 she has been editor of Pindrop Press.