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Dianna Henning – email:, PO Box 184, Janesville, CA 96114

Founder/Facilitator of Thompson Peak Writer’s Workshop in Janesville, CA

Area-Coordinator for California Poets in the Schools and creative writing instructor in Grass Valley, CA. Also served as poetry teacher for Lassen County Schools facilitated through California Art’s Council grants. William James Association’s Prison Arts Program Artist Facilitator (retired) for California Correctional Center and poetry/creative writing instructor at Folsom Prison, Duell Vocational and several other CA prisons.

Henning’s third poetry book Cathedral of the Hand published 2016 by Finishing Line Press.

Recent Publications: Pacific Poetry; New American Writing; The Kerf which nominated “Picking the Bay Laurel With my Daughter” for a Pushcart; Plainsongs, The Moth, Ireland; Mojave River Review; the New Verse News; Sequestrum and Naugatuck River Review. Four-time Pushcart nominee

Published in:
Autumn Sky Poetry Daily; VerseVirtual; New American Writing; Your Daily Poem;The Kerf; Plainsongs, The Moth, Ireland; Sukoon, Volume 5; Mojave River Review; the New Verse News; Hawaii Pacific Review; Sequestrum; South Dakota Review; Naugatuck River Review; Lullwater Review; Blue Fifth Review; The Main Street Rag; Clackamas Literary Review; 22 wagons by Danijela Trajković, Istok Akademia, an anthology of contemporary Anglophone poetry; California Quarterly; Poetry International and Fugue. Crazyhorse, Seattle Review, Asheville Poetry Review & The Louisville Review.