Barbara Henning

Barbara Henning is the author of five novels and eight collections of poetry, as well as many chapbooks and essays. Her recent books include a hybrid biography of her mother, Ferne, a Detroit Story (Spuyten Duyvil 2022); a novel, Just Like That (Spuyten Duyvil 2018); poetry collections, Digigram (United Artist Books, 2020), A Day Like Today (Negative Capability Press 2015); and Prompt Book: Experiments for Writing Poetry and Fiction (Spuyten Duyvil 2020). Barbara has taught for Wayne State University, Naropa University and Long Island University where she is Professor Emerita. Born in Detroit, she presently lives in Brooklyn. More information is available on her website