Michael Henry

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Michael Henry

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Michael J. Henry, MFA currently serves as Executive Director of Lighthouse, where he also teaches poetry and memoir and essay workshops. A former recipient of a Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship and a PlatteForum Fellowship, his work has appeared in such places as Copper Nickel, Threepenny Review, 5280 Magazine, Ekphrasis, Hippocampus, Many Mountains Moving, Pleiades, Red Rock Review, Rio Grande Review, Georgetown Review, and Bloomsbury Review. Since 2008, he's collaborated with Garrett Ammon of Wonderbound (formerly Ballet Nouveau Colorado) to create three narrative poetry performances, When the Power Goes Out, Intersection, and Gone West.

Michael grew up in Buffalo, New York, received a BA in English from University of Rochester and an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. In 1997, he co-founded Lighthouse with Andrea Dupree, who serves as program director.

He's published two full-length collections of poetry, No Stranger Than My Own and Active Gods, both with Conundrum Press. In 2017, he was awarded a Livingston Fellowship from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation.

Michael Henry's Published Work

Michael Henry's Articles

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Connections: A Report from the Biennial Fellowship

July 27, 2010

On a shelf somewhere I have a copy of Harold Bloom’s book, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human.

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Scansion Blast: A Report from Lit Fest

June 23, 2010

By Shelby Handler
June 20, 2010

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April Writer's Buzz Podcast

June 13, 2010

Here's the Writer's Buzz podcast--Breaking Into Print, held at the Tattered Cover LoDo on April 24,

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Remember the Days....

April 28, 2010

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Poet In Brooklyn, Baby Included

March 22, 2010

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Ginormous Thought of the Day

February 17, 2010

In my poetry workshop this week, we've been reading work by