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Melanie Henderson

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Melanie Henderson was born and raised in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Howard and Trinity Universities. Before she earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, Henderson studied poetry at the Voices Summer Writing Workshops (VONA) in San Francisco, CA. Her work has appeared in Drumvoices Revue, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Black Arts Quarterly, Vinyl Poetry, jubilat, Southern Women’s Review, Beltwa and more. She is the recipient of the 2009 Larry Neal Writers’ Award, and the 2011 Main Street Rag Poetry Award Managing Editor of the Tidal Basin Review.

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