Brian Henderson is a Governor General’s Award finalist as well as a finalist for the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award and the author of twelve books including The Alphamiricon, a deck of visual poem cards now online on Ubuweb. His latest is Unidentified Poetic Object from Brick Books, a poem from which won second in the 2017 Vallum poetry prize. Unidentified Poetic Object received a starred Quill & Quire review.
Henderson is a co-editor of the Laurier Poetry Series (with Neil Besner, past VP International at the University of Manitoba), has been the Director of Wilfrid Laurier University Press (1999–2016), the President of the Association of Canadian University Presses, the Treasurer of the Association of Canadian Publishers and is on the board of the Access Copyright Foundation, an organization that funds artists and arts groups and organizations with investments seeded by Access Copyright. He is currently the chair of the Grey Highlands Public Library board.