Dianna MacKinnon Henning holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing ‘89 from Vermont College in Montpelier. Published in, in part: Artemis Journal; New American Writing; The Kerf; Plainsongs, The Moth, Ireland; Sukoon, Volume 5; Mojave River Review; the New Verse News; Hawaii Pacific Review; Sequestrum; South Dakota Review; Naugatuck River Review; Lullwater Review; Blue Fifth Review; The Main Street Rag; Clackamas Literary Review; 22 wagons by Danijela Trajković, Istok Akademia, an anthology of contemporary Anglophone poetry; California Quarterly; Poetry International and Fugue. Earlier publications include Pembroke Magazine, Crazyhorse, Seattle Review, Asheville Poetry Review, and The Louisville Review.
Four-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Past winner of Eastern Washington University’s Fellowship to the Dublin Writers’ Centre. Scholarships to Breadloaf, Naropa, and the Aspen Writers’ Workshop. Henning taught through California Poets in the Schools, received several California Arts Council grants and taught poetry workshops through the William James Association’s Prison Arts Program which included Folsom Prison in Represa CA and the Stockton Youth Authority’s, O.H. Close School. Henning’s third poetry book Cathedral of the Hand was published in 2016 by Finishing Line Press.
Paperback: 106 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (September 2, 2021)