Henry Marchand is a writer of prose and poetry, concentrating primarily in fiction. His short stories, essays, and an excerpt from a novel in progress have been published in magazines and newspapers in print and online. He has recently completed a screenplay involving giant mutant feral hogs, but he is not the Henri Marchand who wrote The Erotic History of France.
A native of New Jersey and longtime resident of northeast Ohio, he now lives in Marina with his wife, Lisa. The company they keep includes a dog, two cats, and a delightful variety of wildlife prowling around outside at all hours (the gophers and skunks are welcome to leave at any time; the coyotes keep things interesting, so they can stay.)
If you have questions about Creative Writing at MPC, please send them his way at the email address above.
Short Fiction and Nonfiction by Henry Marchand:
Out of Time (Fiction) in Blue Monday Review
Renshaw (Fiction) in Review Americana
A Hunger Artist (Fiction) in Cleaver Magazine
The Night John Lennon Died (Nonfiction) in Common Dreams News Center
Brandi Kary is a writer of poetry and prose, a mother, and an educator. Her most recent work has appeared in The Flutter Poetry Journal, Throw Away Poetry, and Calliope Magazine.
Brandi teaches ENGL 53: Poetry Writing, which is offered in the Fall semester. If you write poetry, want to write poetry, and/or want to learn a whole lot about poetry that poets know, you don't want to miss it. She is a regular participant in Bridging the Bay, the MPC Creative Writing Program's annual public reading by poets of the Monterey Bay region, and coordinates other campus events during National Poetry Month each April. She also advises the Creative Writing Club, which meets on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in HU105. All interested MPC students are welcome.
Among her many distinctions, Brandi studied at the distinguished Pembroke College at Cambridge University in the UK, where she had been accepted into their very selective summer writing program. She lives in Monterey with her anthropologist husband, Elias, and their children.
This is how things end, by Brandi Kary (Poem)