Marcy Rae Henry

Marcy Rae Henry es una Latina de Los Borderlands who studied stuff in Spain, India, Burma and Nepal. Her writing has been longlisted, shortlisted, honorably mentioned and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. In 2021 her fiction manuscript, ‘Southwest Stories: A Mexican Wedding and The Magnetic Poles,’ was a finalist in Black Lawrence Press’ Black River Chapbook Competition and her nonfiction manuscript, ‘Eternal September,’ based on her motorcycle journeys through the Middle East, was a semi-finalist. Her work appears in The Columbia Review, Epiphany, carte blanche, PANK, BathHouse, The Southern Review and The Brooklyn Review, among others. Her first book received a Chicago Community Arts Assistance Grant and her novel, ‘Cumbia Therapy,’ received an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship. She pulled it out of a dusty drawer and it won Ember Chasm’s 2021 Novel Excerpt Contest. M.R. Henry has two chapbooks of poetry forthcoming: ‘We Are Primary Colors’ and ‘Pobre Mártir del Destino.’