Walters, Henry

Henry Walters, a poet and teacher, was born in Chicago in 1984 and grew up in Clinton, Michigan. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in Latin and Greek, he lived as a falconer’s apprentice in Ireland and a beekeeper’s assistant in Sicily before returning to the United States, where he has worked as a seasonal biologist, postal carrier, census-taker, gardener, carpenter, baseball coach, actor, teacher, playwright, and birding guide. His first book, Field Guide A Tempo, was a finalist for the 2016 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. A second collection of poems will be published by The Waywiser Press in 2022. He is also the translator, from Italian, of Enrico Testa's prize-winning collection Ablativo. He lives in New Hampshire with his young family, a hive of bees, and a hawk. He is an adjunct faculty member at Hellenic American University, where he teaches in the Nashua MBA program.

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