Karen S. Henry collaborated with director Herbert Blau and Kraken in creating and performing Elsinore, based on Hamlet, and Crooked Eclipses, based on Shakespeare’s Sonnets. She co-founded the Boston Theater Group, producing works based on Kafka, Ovid, Shakespeare, and contemporary poetry. With composer W. Newell Hendricks, Henry received NEA grants for the operas The Cell and Ascona, and she currently performs and writes for Row Twelve Contemporary Music Ensemble. Her poems have appeared in BoomerLitMag, Cathexis Northwest, Crosswinds, Night Forest, Stoneboat, and the Literary Whip podcast from Zoetic Press. Her chapbook, All Will Fall Away, was published by Finishing Line Press.