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 Visual Verse, Nine Pens, iamb, SWC, Robida, Abridged, SouthChild Lit Brag, Tether’s End and Speculative Books.

Her first full collection, How the Heart can Falter,
is available from
The Museum of Loss and Renewal Publishing
Order your copy here

The artwork for the book cover is by the artist Emily Fong, 2022