Holly Blades is an American writer from rural Pennsylvania who did short stints in Boston and New York City before settling in Portugal 30 years ago. She is an alumna of the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts and Ohio State University. She lives now in Sintra, near Lisbon, with her half-English half-Portuguese husband. They have two children who are at university in the UK.
Holly’s poem for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019, Delivery, will be performed at Greenwich, Holyhead, and Lisbon and published in the Time and Tide anthology.