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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, Haute Dish, 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 lives in New Brighton, Minnesota with his lovely wife, Athena.




Recent Work

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 →


Homer, the brilliantly clever dog, in all his moods and guises but always at his most charming. … More →

Recent Posts

Sep 15

James Salter

James Salter has left us, but this video is a good introduction to him in his last years.