Sherre Vernon (she/her/hers) is the author of two award-winning chapbooks: Green Ink Wings and The Name is Perilous. Sherre has been published in journals such as TAB and The Chestnut Review, nominated for Best of the Net, and anthologized in several collections including Fat & Queer and Best Small Fictions. Flame Nebula, Bright Nova, her full-length poetry collection, is available here. To read more visit and tag Sherre 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.


The poem “White Wedding, November Rain & Other Songs for A Wedding Playlist” placed second for the 2022 Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Prize. 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 inclusion in the Best Small Fictions 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. 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. Her debut poetry collection, Flame Nebula, Bright Nova was a 2020 finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk Prize under a working title, and will be published in 2022 or 2023 by Main Street Rag.

A Few Poems