Penny is from Baltimore, Maryland and now lives in South Carolina. She is a writer and college professor who spends her spare time with her husband and son. Hobbies include eating good food and trying to keep the plants alive.
She graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland University with a B.A in English and West Virginia University with her M.F.A in Creative Writing (Fiction). Her work has appeared in publications such as the Potomac Review, Pank, Iron Horse Literary Review, Baltimore City Paper, and New Ohio Review. She is currently working on her first novel.