About Brian Henry

Brian Henry has published poetry and criticism in numerous magazines around the world, including the Times Literary Supplement, Poetry Review, Harvard Review, The Paris Review, The Yale Review, American Poetry Review, New American Writing, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Stand, Overland, and Threepenny Review. His first book of poetry, Astronaut appeared recently in the UK and in Slovenia in translation. Astronaut was published in the US by Carnegie Mellon University Press. His second book, Graft, is forthcoming from New Issue Press and from Arc in England. He has edited the international magazine Verse since 1995, and was a Fulbright scholar in Australia in 1997-98, where he was Poetry Editor of Meanjin. He teaches at the University of Georgia.


Brian Henry Has written the following articles:


Louise Glück’s Monumental Narcissism

As Reviewed By: Brian Henry

The Seven Ages by Louise Glück. Ecco/HarperCollins, $23 cloth. 68 pgs.

Very few lives are interesting, and even fewer are sufficiently interesting to spawn nine books of autobiographical poetry.… continue reading...

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A Tremulous Debut

As Reviewed By: Brian Henry

Tremolo by Spencer Short. HarperCollins Perennial, 2001. $13 (paper).

Selected by Billy Collins as a winner in the National Poetry Series competition.continue reading...

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Eschatology and the Avant-Garde

As Reviewed By: Brian Henry

The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets by David Lehman. Doubleday, $27.50 (hardcover). Anchor Books, $16.95 (paper).… continue reading...

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Going Nowhere

As Reviewed By: Brian Henry

Pilots and Navigators by Antony Dunn. Oxford University Press. 55pp. £6.99.

A first book of poetry titled Pilots and Navigators could indicate an adventurous sensibility, a youthful restlessness underpinning the poems.… continue reading...

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