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Penelope S. Hawtrey

Penelope Hawtrey grew up in Ontario, earned a Bachelor or Arts from Carleton University, and now lives in the Ottawa region. 

Penelope’s publications in literary journals include Potluck Magazine, the Furious Gazelle, the Thieving Magpie and Crack the Spine.  In 2019, she released her first children's fantasy novel, titled, Dragon in the Mirror: Into Canonsland . This is the first book in a planned series. 

Travel enthusiast, sunny day runner, she also loves dogs. Happily married, Penelope continues to weave stories based in reality and fantasy with a cup of earl grey tea never far away. 

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Dragon in the Mirror: Into Canonsland. Penelope S. Hawtrey, 2019
1500 Words or Less: A Collection of Short Stories. Penelope S. Hawtrey, 2016
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