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Author: Brian Henry

Brian Henry is the author of ten books of poetry, most recently STATIC & SNOW (Black Ocean, 2015). His translation of Aleš Šteger's The Book of Things appeared from BOA Editions in 2010 and won the Best Translated Book Award. He also translated Tomaž Šalamun's Woods and Chalices and Aleš Debeljak's Smugglers. He has received numerous awards for his poetry and translations, including fellowships from the NEA, the Howard Foundation, and the Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Doppelgänger
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Doppelgänger

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "Brian Henry...entices the reader into the hidden crevices and empty spaces of daily existence."—Elizabeth Eger, PN Review (UK)"Henry is a keen observer who writes from a constantly changing perspective...."—Philip Nikolayev, Jacket

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Lessness
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Lessness

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. In LESSNESS everything is in ruins--machines, landscapes, buildings, bodies, histories, language. In terse elegies and effaced text, LESSNESS forces us to question the body, and through it the stability of the knowable. All builds toward a l...

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Quarantine
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Quarantine

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. QUARANTINE is a book-length poem narrated by a man dying of the bubonic plague. Set outside London during the summer of 1665, the poem explores issues of sexuality and subjectivity while narrating a life within death. The narrative accumulat...

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Static & Snow
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Static & Snow

Black Ocean

Poetry. Brian Henry takes the blank, desolate canvas of snow and searches "for a river of color buried." With calm precision he sways from physical to abstract, from stasis to motion. The balance creates a chilling vista on the human connection to t...

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The Stripping Point
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The Stripping Point

Counterpath Press

Poetry. In THE STRIPPING POINT Brian Henry moves through extremes of formal invention and referentiality in two poetic series immersed in the lust and language of the everyday. Set at a paper mill in the 1990s, "More Dangerous Than Dying" charts the...

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