2011 South Carolina Senior Poet Laureate
Verna Puntigan, 65, of Spartanburg, succeeds herself as
the 2011 Senior Poet Laureate in South Carolina, an honor she
has held several times. She contributes to cookbooks, including
the local Mobile Meals Meals on Wheels cookbook and The
Stroller Cookbook column in her local newspaper. She writes
articles, but poetry is her first love. She is a lover of nature,
beauty and cats. Verna's zodiac sign is Scorpio.