Brian Henry

/United States of America, 1972
Brian Henry

Brian Henry (1972, USA) is the author of 11 books of poetry, including Astronaut (2000), Quarantine (2006), Brother No One (2013), and Static & Snow (2015). He co-edited the international magazine Verse from 1995 to 2017 and established the Tomaž Šalamun Prize in 2015. His critical writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, and The Kenyon Review. His translations include Tomaž Šalamun’s Woods and Chalices (2008), Aleš Debeljak’s Smugglers (2015), and Aleš Šteger’s The Book of Things, which won the 2011 Best Translated Book Award. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.


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