Paul Henry is the author of nine books of verse. Originally a songwriter, he has read and performed his work at literary festivals in Europe, Asia and the USA. A Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales, Henry has presented arts programmes for BBC Radio Wales, Radio 3 and Radio 4.
"An obsessive look at time and all the loss it carries... Henry's rich, wise and regretful poems should be better known than they are and this is a good place to begin." The TLS
"Henry is working at the core of lyric poetry, with love and loss and the 'deeper river'." The Poetry Review
Boy Running - shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2016.
The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems.
reprinted 2013, 2016.
"The Brittle Sea spans a sleek twenty years. Gesturing equally backwards and forwards, it marks Henry's quiet rise as a major lyric poet while whetting the appetite for what is sure to be a very rich later career..."
- 'Poetry Review'