Virginia Barrett is a poet inspired by her surroundings; her writing is tied to her eye as a visual artist as well as the sense of spirit she gathers from a place. While Barrett writes in diverse styles, including narrative and prose, she is intuitively drawn to composing short pieces bordering on the mystical. Barrett has published four books of poetry and edited two anthologies. Please see below for more details.

Barrett is an artist drawn to capturing form and color in nature, landscapes, sculptures from various cultures, as well as relics of the past, including old signs and structures. Her series of painted poems in mixed media and gouache, celebrate a unique, spiritual relationship with animals in nature.