Ruth Sharman lives in Bath with her son and works as a freelance French translator.
Her poems have appeared in a number of anthologies including The Faber Book of
Murder; Everyman’s Killer Verse; Making Worlds: One Hundred Contemporary Women
Poets; A Twist of Malice: Uncomfortable Poems by Older Women, and the Staple
First Editions series. Her first collection, Birth of the Owl Butterflies, was published by
Picador, and the title poem won 2nd prize in the Arvon International Poetry Competition.