Deborah Henry's Writings
The Smoking Poet
The ruckus coming from St. Peter’s dormitory slammed Adrian’s ears and he flew out of bed. He was too small to fight the men removing Ellie, his voice his only weapon. Ellie’s cries were not as loud as his own. Hers were helpless, a gasping. She spent her energy trying to free herself from the men’s arms. Adrian shouted for help, for Sister Agnes to come,...
"Henry weaves multilayered themes of prejudice, corruption and redemption with an authentic voice and swift, seamless dialogue . . . Echoing the painful lessons of the Jewish Holocaust, Henry's tale reveals what happens when good people remain silent. A powerful saga of love and survival." ”
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Deb Henry attended American College in Paris and graduated cum laude from Boston University with a minor in French language and literature. She received her MFA at Fairfield University and has the passionate support of many first-class novelists...
Causes Deborah Henry Supports
The Irish Arts Center
The Academy of American Poets
The Norman Mailer Center
Deborah’s Favorite Books
The Other Side of Silence - Andre Brink From Where You Dream - Robert Olen Butler A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway...