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Author: Barbara Henning

Born in Detroit in 1948, Barbara Henning has lived in New York City since 1983. She is the author of ten books of poetry, A SWIFT PASSAGE (Quale Press, 2013), Cities and Memory; MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY (United Artists, 2007), A Slow Curve, Detective Sentences, IN BETWEEN (Spectacular Diseases, 2000), ME & MY DOG (Meeting Eyes Bindery, 1999), LOVE MAKES THINKING DARK (United Artists Books, 1995), The Passion of Signs, and SMOKING IN THE TWILIGHT BAR (United Artists Books, 1988); three novels, THIRTY MILES TO ROSEBUD (BlazeVOX Books, 2009), YOU, ME, AND THE INSECTS (Spuyten Duyvil, 2005), and Black Lace; and numerous limited edition artist pamphlets, combining photography and writing. She is also the author of a book of interviews, LOOKING UP HARRYETTE MULLEN (Belladonna*, 2011) and the editor of The Selected Prose of Bobbie Louise Hawkins. She teaches at Long Island University in Brooklyn, where she is Professor Emerita.

A Swift Passage
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A Swift Passage

Quale Press

Fiction. Poetry. In A SWIFT PASSAGE, Barbara Henning celebrates the ongoing life force and transformation as we seek freedom, clarity, confusion and confinement, and everything in between. The pace of life moves us so quickly and with such an urgenc...

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Looking Up Harryette Mullen: Interviews on Sleeping with the Dictionary and Other Works
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Looking Up Harryette Mullen: Interviews on Sleeping with the Dictionary and Other Works

Belladonna*

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry History & Criticism. African American Studies. Introduction by Juliana Spahr. Six years after Harryette Mullen and Barbara Henning first met at the legendary Nuyorican Poets Café, Henning proposed she do a postcard-format...

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Love Makes Thinking Dark
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Love Makes Thinking Dark

United Artists Books

Poetry. "Not since the Metaphysical Poets have there been love poems like these—assembled from a tantalizing collection of analytic lyricism, philosophical speculation and wickedly witty word play. In politics, as well as poetics, Henning cuts acros...

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MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

United Artists

Poetry. A new book of poems by the author of You, Me & The Insects and Love Makes Thinking Dark. "In this witty, post-Oulipian take on you-are-what-you-read, Henning dispossesses, recycles, and levels out the singular lines she lifts from the likes ...

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Smoking in the Twilight Bar
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Smoking in the Twilight Bar

United Artists Books

Fiction. "Barbara Henning's SMOKING IN THE TWILIGHT BAR is a book of linked glimpses into urban working lives after dark, and in its presentation and tone it may be unique. Moving from bars to poolhalls to bedrooms, the intelligent and observant gui...

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Thirty Miles to Rosebud
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Thirty Miles to Rosebud

BlazeVOX books

Fiction. "THIRTY MILES TO ROSEBUD depicts a series of imploding families and fast interstates. Barbara Henning's landscapes—a rust-belt childhood, a nearly forgotten East Village Bohemia and the arid Southwest streaked with the setting sun—are popul...

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