about

Giovanna MacKenna can be found looking at the black bits of life and finding ways to make them shine. After lengthy careers as an actor and a journalist, Giovanna was tasked to write a poem and found she was full of them. She’s been recently published by Nine Pens, iamb, SWC, Robida, Abridged, SouthChild Lit Brag, Tether’s End and The Speculative Book 2021. She is currently working with The Museum of Loss and Renewal Publishing on her first full collection. 

hand drawn and watercolour image of a hydrangea with touches of warm pink on the petals by Tracy MacKenna
The background artwork for this website is by Tracy Mackenna, watercolour on paper, 2019