Barbara Henning & Frances Richard

Barbara Henning is the author of three novels, seven books of poetry and a series of  photo-poem pamphlets. Her most recent books are a collection of poetry and prose, Cities & Memory (Chax Press); a novel, Thirty Miles to Rosebud (BlazeVox); a collection of object-sonnets, My Autobiography (United Artists), and a collection of interviews, Looking Up Harryette Mullen (Belladonna*).  Poems and stories have been published in numerous magazines, including Poetry International, Jacket Magazine, the Paris Review, Fiction International, Journal 1913, The Brooklyn Rail, The World, Talisman, Lingo, Shiny, Not Enough Night and Hanging Loose.  In the 90’s Barbara was the editor of Long News in the Short Century. Born in Detroit, she has lived in New York City since 1983 (with a four year hiatus in Tucson). She is presently teaching for Naropa and Long Island University in Brooklyn. 

Frances Richard’s second volume of poems, The Phonemes, is forthcoming from Les Figues Press; later in 2012, Futurepoem will release a third book titled Anarch. She is the author of See Through (Four Way Books, 2003) and the chapbooks Anarch. (Woodland Editions, 2008) and Shaved Code (Portable Press at YoYo Labs, 2008). With Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi she is co-author of Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates” (Cabinet Books, 2005). She writes frequently about contemporary art, teaches at Barnard College and the Rhode Island School of Design, and lives in Brooklyn.