Donna Henderson is the author of three collections of poems, most recently The Eddy Fence which was a finalist for the 2011 Oregon Book Award in Poetry. She is a founder of Airlie Press, and vocalist and leader of the jazz and bossa-nova band Chuvarada. Her poems, essays, reviews and song lyrics have appeared in a variety of magazines, anthologies, performance venues and recordings. She holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College Program for Writers as well as psychotherapy practice-related graduate degrees.
Donna practices psychotherapy and Reiki, and teaches yoga, in Maupin, Oregon, where she lives on the Deschutes River with her husband, Rich Sutliff.