DeWitt Henry

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DeWitt Henry is an American author and editor.

Born in 1941 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Henry earned his A.B. from Amherst College in 1963. He is a founding editor of Ploughshares, a literary journal, and served as its editor and director from its inception in 1971 to 1995. He currently teaches at Emerson College.


Works authored[edit]

Works edited[edit]

  • Sorrow's Company: Writers on Loss and Grief, Beacon Press, 2001
  • Breaking Into Print: Early Stories and Insights Into Getting Published, Beacon Press, 2000
  • Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men (with James Alan McPherson), Beacon Press 1998, pb. 1999
  • Other Sides of Silence: New Fiction from Ploughshares, Faber and Faber, 1993, o.p.
  • The Ploughshares Reader: New Fiction for the 80s, Pushcart Press, 1984, NAL, 1985 (winner of the Third Annual Editors Book Award)

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