Born in Detroit in 1948, Barbara Henning moved to New York City with her two children in 1983. After a few interim years in Tucson and Mysore, India, she returned to New York, presently living in Brooklyn. She is a poet who also writes fiction—three novels, Black Lace (Spuyten Duyvil), You Me and the Insects (SD), and Thirty Miles to Rosebud (BlazeVox); seven full length collections of poetry, A Day Like Today (Negative Capability), A Swift Passage (Quale), Cities & Memory (Chax), My Autobiography (United Artists), Detective Sentences (SD), Love Makes Thinking Dark (UA) and Smoking in the Twilight Bar (UA); and numerous chapbooks. She is also the editor of The Selected Prose of Bobbie Louise Hawkins (BV) and Looking Up Harryette Mullen (Belladonna). She teaches at Long Island University in Brooklyn and for


A Detroit Story

ISBN 978-1-956005-31-8

336 pages               $22.00


Prompt Book

Experiments for Writing Poetry and Fiction

ISBN 978-1-949966-04-6

382 pages         $25.00



Just Like That

ISBN 978-1-947980-21-1

292 pages        $18.00

You, Me, and the Insects

ISBN 0-9720662-6-8

$18.00        304 pages

Detective Sentences

ISBN 1-881471-68-3

$12.00       60 pages