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James C. Henderson is a graduate of Metropolitan State University in technical communication with a minor in creative writing and holds an MFA from Hamline University in writing. His poetry has appeared in several journals including Sleet Magazine, 42opus, Poetry Midwest, the What Light poetry series at mnartists.org, and on air at KAXE/KBXE: Northern Community Radio’s program The Beat. A chapbook of his poetry, Chasing Delight, was published by Red Bird Chapbooks in October 2015. He has also collaborated with his lovely wife, Athena, on her epic memoir, Athena: A Greek-American Woman’s Resistance to the Nazis and the Greek Junta, self-published in 2018.




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GRIEF James C. Henderson — for those we’ve lost These days we sit in our houses and wait to join … More →
Handlandia, photo by James C. Henderson


HANDLANDIA James C. Henderson Let the smooth paper of the spinning globe / slide beneath your palm … More →


WORK James C. Henderson Seated with the other department heads around a large walnut conference table I wonder once again: … More →


DEBT James C. Henderson Debt is like opening your hand to find a black spot on a dirty scrap of paper, … More →


Beamer, the chicken, in all his most chicken moments through the seasons. … More →

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