About Kristin Henry

Kristin Henry taught English and Learning Support classes in both public high schools and private middle schools. She's published several poems in The Awakening Review, Spindrift Literary Journal, and Rosebud. She is a recent graduate of the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University.

“Release,” A Poem by Kristin Henry

After I read Kristin Henry’s poem “Release,” I was drawn to reread it many times over the days I was reading contest entries. I admired its embedded rhymes (“back away./ Her airy body; delirium-like, but true. I’ve/heard them, too) and its rhythms, the way its italicized dialog tells a rich, full story, and the way … Continue reading

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