Penelope Schenk

Penelope Schenk grew up on Mount Desert Island in the US state of Maine. She studied fine art at Williams College in Masssachusetts, and has exhibited her drawings and paintings in several New England galleries. She and her partner moved to the UK from Boston in 2002; they now live on a narrowboat in Oxford with their French Bulldog, Zuleika. Schenk has recently begun submitting stories for publication, and blogs at