Welcome to the Poetry Site of Brian Henderson

Publishing C.V.

Books:

Sharawadji, Brick Books, 2011 (Finalist for the Canadian Author's Association Award for Poetry, 2012)
Nerve Language, Pedlar Press, 2007 (Finalist for the Governor General's Award for Poetry, 2007)
Light in Dark Objects, Ekstasis Editions, 2000
Year Zero, Brick Books, 1995
Smoking Mirror, ECW Press, 1990
The Alphamiricon, Underwhich Editions, 1987
Migration of Light, General Publishing, 1983
The Veridical Book of the Silent Planet, Aya Press, 1978
Paracelsus, Porcupine's Quill, 1977
The Expanding Room, Black Moss Press, 1977

Anthologies:

Nancy Homes, ed., Open Wide a Wilderness, Canadian Nature Poems, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008
W.H. New, ed., Inside the Poem, Oxford University Press, 1992
Robert Allen, ed., The Lyric Paragraph, D.C. Books, 1987
Leslie Nutting, ed., The Toronto Collection, Manoeuvers Press, 1984
Ken Norris, Twenty Canadian Poets of the Eighties, Anansi, 1984

Journals and Literary Magazines:

Published many articles and reviews and much poetic work in a very many literary magazines, such as Arc, Antigonish Review, Canadian Forum, Canadian Literature, CVII, Descant, ECW, The Fiddlehead, Impulse, Journal of Canadian Poetry, Open Letter, Poetry Canada Review, Prism, Pulp, Quarry, Rampike, Rune, Scrivener, Waves and Writ since 1974. Work has been translated into Croatian.

Bibliography:

Work has been well reviewed in a number of literary journals: Canadian Forum, April 1979; Waves, Autumn 1979; Wee Giant, Autumn 1978; Books in Canada, October 1978; Matrix, 6 and 7, 1978; ECW, Summer 1978; Brick, Fall 1979; Alive #40; The Globe and Mail, February 1984; Canadian Poetry Chronicle(1984),1985; Canadian Book Review Annual, 1991; Books in Canada, September 1991; Journal of Canadian Poetry for 1990, 1992, 1995; Books in Canada, October 1995; CBRA, 1996; Dandelion, Vol. 23 No. 1; The Malahat Review, No.113; Canadian Literature, No. 155 Winter 1997; Poets.ca, 2001; CBRA, 2001; The Toronto Star, June 2007; The KW Record, Aug. 2007; Montreal Gazette, Nov, 2007. Globe & Mail, Feb. 2008.

Entries in The Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada, and in Canadian Who's Who.

Have given radio interviews, and readings, most recently at Eden Mills and Thin Air, The Winnipeg International Writers Festival, 2007, Pedlar Press Nuit Blanche, 2008 and at the Tree Reading series 2009.

Shows:

Robert Langen Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University, Narratology of Dream; Twenty-two Colour Photos, September 10 - December 7, 2003.

Awards/Grants:

Finalist for the Canadian Author's Association Award for Poetry, 2012
Governor General's Award for Poetry short list 2007.
Canada Council, 'B' Grant, July 1995-March 1996.
Canada Council, Short Term Grant, Sept 1981-March 1982.
Ontario Arts Council Grants: 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1994.