Sally Cook is both artist and poet. Her poems and essays appear with regularity in many national print journals. Often inspired to relate human vagaries to those in nature, she gains inspiration from her somewhat reclusive life in the country. A recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, her imaginary paintings of a mature Emily Dickinson have been extensively reviewed in the Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin.
One of two finalists inn the 2013 Aldrich Press Poetry Book Award judged by Marly Youmans, her resulting book, The View From Here, may be seen on Amazon.
Both Cook’s written and visual works have been described as idiosyncratic, representational and colorful. Whether writing or painting, she keeps a sharp eye out for the psychological portrait.