Sherre Vernon

(she/her/hers) is the author of two award-winning chapbooks: Green Ink Wings (fiction) and The Name is Perilous (poetry). Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net and anthologized in several collections, including Bending Genres, Fat & Queer and Best Small Fictions. In 2019, Sherre was a Parent-Writer Fellow at MVICW. Readers describe her work as heartbreaking, richly layered, lyrical and intelligent. To read more of her work visit and tag her into conversation @sherrevernon.

Take A Listen

Cruzfolio podcast features the poems “Juniper” and “The City Cancels 4th of July” as well as the prose poem/flash CNF piece “Wishing Big.”  Her poem “I Don’t Want Perfume” can be heard on Crannog’s Issue 52 launch site. Several other poems have been featured on this international podcast.


In 2020, the poem “A Descriptive Linguistics of Isolation” was named a finalist in Sweet Lit’s poetry contest, and the lyric essay “How Fragile the Seam” was nominated for inclusion in the BSF anthology. Her essay, “From This Body–Music” was an Honorable Mention in the 2020 Words & Music competition and was selected for audio production by Gather Round Podcast. Her work was also the first runner up in the 2020 Inlandia poetry contest. In 2019 the poem “The Hanged Man” was nominated for a Best of the Net award. Read her 2019 and 2020 interviews with The Rappahannock Review here.

Major Publications

The Name is Perilous is no longer in print, but you can view a PDF of the chapbook here.  Green Ink Wings, a post-modern novella, is available on Amazon.

A Few Poems