Barbara Henning

Poet, Fiction Writer

English Department Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 
718-488-1050

Author's Bio

Barbara Henning is a poet and a novelist.  Her most recent poetry collections include A Day Like Today(Negative Capability Press 2015),  A Swift Passage(Quale Press), Cities and Memory(Chax Press) and a collection of object-sonnets, My Autobiography (United Artists).  Her novels include Just like That (2018), Thirty Miles to RosebudYou Me and the Insectsand Black Lace.  She is the editor of Looking Up Harryette Mullenand The Collected Prose of Bobbie Louise Hawkins.  Born in Detroit in 1948, Barbara Henning moved to New York City with her two children in 1983.She has also lived in Mysore, India, Tucson and Tesuque New Mexico. She has taught for Naropa University, the University of Arizona. Presently she teaches writers.com and at Long Island University, where she is Professor Emerita.  Her website is: www.barbarahenning.com

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Books:
Just Like That (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2018)
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Thirty Miles to Rosebud (BlazeVOX books, 2009)
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You, Me & the Insects (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2005)
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Black Lace (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2001)
Journals: , ,
Jacket
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Talisman
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Widener Review

Poetry

Anthologies:
Here: An Anthology of Women Writing on the Upper Peninsula (Michigan State University Press, 2015)
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Thirty Poems: An[niverary] Anthology (Negative Capability Press, 2014)
Books:
A Day Like Today (Negative Capability Press, 2015)
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A Swift Passage (Quale Press, 2013)
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Cities and Memory (Chax Press, 2010)
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My Autobiography (United Artists Books, 2007)
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Detective Sentences (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2001)
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Love Makes Thinking Dark (United Artists Books, 1995)
Chapbooks:
A Slow Curve (Monkey Puzzle Press, 2012)
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In Between (Spectacular Diseases Press, 2000)
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Me & My Dog (Poetry New York, 1999)
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The Passion of Signs (Leave Books, 1994)
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Smoking in the Twilight Bar (United Artists Books, 1988)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
Michigan
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Last update: May 21, 2019