Jean Hendrickson



Jean lives near the beach of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and consorts with writers in the hope their talent will rub off on her.

  • She is the author of Tiny Poems for Women Who Think They Hate Poetry—A collection of 98 poems and aphorisms.

    Tiny Poems for Women Who Think They Hate Poetry

    Jean Hendrickson
    ISBN: 1424102383, Paperback - $16.95 BUY

    Tiny Poems for women who think they hate poetry is a collection that follows women’s journeys from teenage years to old age through the soaring joys and inevitable heartaches of our lives.




    More of her writing has appeared in:

  • July 2013 in Vox Poetica--"Reformation"


  • June 2013 in Vox Poetica--"Prodigal"


  • February 2013 in Vox Poetica--"Eros"


  • January 2013 in Vox Poetica--"Zealots"


  • December 2012 in Vox Poetica--"Passion"


  • November 2012 in Vox Poetica--"This Time of Year"


  • September 2012 in Vox Poetica--"Wishing Home"


  • Sept 17, 2012 in Right Hand Pointing--2 poems: "Ethics" and "Then"


  • Sept 17, 2012 in Vox Poetica--"Wishing Home"


  • August 2012 in Vox Poetica--"Office Visit"


  • July 11, 2012 in Print in Still Crazy--"Woman"


  • June 2012 in Vox Poetica--"MRI"


  • May 23, 2012 in Vox Poetica--"History Gone Cold"


  • May 7, 2012 in Poetry Breakfast--"Oral Tradition"


  • April 24, 2012 in Four and Twenty--2 poems: "Caprice"


  • April 17, 2012 in Four and Twenty--2 poems: "Sound" and "del sueno"


  • April 9, 2012 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "Safety"


  • Mar 21, 2012 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "Edward Hopper's Paintings"


  • Mar 2, 2012 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "Coy"


  • Mar 2012 in Greensilk Journal -- a poem entitled "Santa Anna Winds"


  • November 2011 in Red River Review -- two poems


  • Nov 2011 in Four and Twenty


  • 9-27-2011 in Vox Poetica


  • 9-12-2011 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "Where did I leave that Poem?"


  • September 2011 in Four and Twenty


  • 6-24-2011 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "If Men Had Ears, Sacred Cows"


  • 2011 in Leaf Garden Press--PRINT


  • 2011 in Red River Review


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"Burying the Old Soldier"


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"outRage"


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"desert war"


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"Homecoming"


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"nameless"


  • 2011 in Forces Poetry--"nameless"


  • 12-26-2010 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "The Confessional Diary of Bone," Cradle of Civilization


  • 11-2010 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "The Day Nothing Came of Applying Bottom to Chair"


  • 9-15-2010 in Vox Poetica--a poem: "Poison Pen"


  • 2010 in The Journal of Healing--a poem entitled "Starting Over"


  • 2010 in Vox Poetica--a poem entitled "To a Past Love"


  • 2010 in a book entitled Poems of the Poppies. Her poem is entitled, "Desert War"



  • June 1, 2010 in Spinetinglers--a short story entitled, "The Poppies and the Lillies," which placed 4th in Spinetinglers Short Story Competition


  • June 1, 2010 in Victorian Violet Press -- 2 poems, "Reflections" and "His Place"


  • May 9, 2010 Vox Poetica--a poem entitled "Ode to Spring Sestina"


  • an anthology entitled Wisdom of Our Mothers, produced by Familia Books. The story was one of their contest winners.


  • Vox Poetica--February 3, 2010, entitled "Oh February"


  • Vox Poetica--Jan 18, 2010, entitled "Escape"


  • The Journal of Healing--Jan 6, 2010, entitled "Touch"


  • Forces Poetry--Jan 2010, entitled "Outrage"


  • Forces Poetry--Jan 2010, entitled "Desert War"


  • Forces Poetry--Jan 2010, entitled "HOMECOMING"


  • Forces Poetry--Jan 2010, entitled "Nameless"


  • Forces Poetry--Jan 2010, entitled "Nameless"


  • Vox Poetica--December 5, 2009, entitled "Older, Wiser"


  • Six Sentences--Oct 17, 2009, entitled "The Height of Conceit"


  • Concise Delights--(PRINT)--Sept 2009, four poems entitled "Her Truth," "Chesapeake Bay," "Calligraphy," and "Asylum"


  • Vox Poetica--Sept 29, 2009, entitled "Armageddon"


  • Outward Link--Sept 27, 2009, two poems entitled "Origins" and "Skin Deep"


  • Vox Poetica--Sept 9, 2009, entitled "New Kid"


  • Vox Poetica--August 2009, a poem entitled "Death"


  • Vox Poetica--July 25, 2009, a poem entitled "Community"--Archived Aug 2, 2009


  • Six Sentences--March 7, 2008, flash fiction entitled "Compound Fracture"


  • Moondance Magazine--September 2007--"Charleston"--Poetry


  • Moondance Magazine, June 2007--"The Rules"--Poetry


  • Bite Me Magazine, June 2007--"Perilous Flight"--A Poem


  • The Red Pepper, July 18, 2007--"Arrival"-- A poem


  • Wyndz Proposition, July 13, 2006--"(Pol Crapt)" – an essay


  • Moondance Magazine, June 21, 2006--"Relief"--poem


  • Moondance Magazine, June 21, 2006--"Mystic Dance"--poem


  • WYNDZ, June 12, 2006--"A History of Everything"--essay


  • Salome,May 28, 2006--"Justice"--Flash Fiction


  • The Powhatan Review, Mar 22, 2006--"Man of the Moment"--Flash Fiction


  • Roux Journal--2005


  • The Ghent Review---2005


  • N00 Journal--2005


  • The Powhatan Review, Sept 20, 2005--"Solace"--poem


  • Portfolio Magazine, Feb 2005--"Valentine"


  • Moondance Magazine, Dec 2004--"10,000 Fools in Paradise" --poem


  • Moondance Magazine,Dec 2004--"Celebration Blues"--poem


  • Portfolio Magazine, Dec 20, 2003--"Life Out Loud"--poem


  • The Powhatan Review, Oct 23, 2003--"Adventure"--fiction


  • The Daily Press


  • Reader's Digest


  • Writing.com


  • Crone Chronicles


  • FanStory.com


  • Portfolio Magazine



  • AND YOU CAN FIND HER WORK IN MANY OTHER PLACES


    Jean's writing has won the following awards and contests:

  • Pushcart nomination in 2006 for "Mystic Dance," published in Moondance Magazine


  • The Agnes L. Braganza award for nonfiction FIRST PLACE PRIZE at the 2006 Christopher Newport University writers' conference for her essay, "Gotta Go"


  • The Christine Sparks Award for poetry SECOND PLACE PRIZE at the 2006 Christopher Newport University writers' conference for her poem, "October in Raymond, ME"


  • In November 2006, Jean completed a full novel in 30 days as part of the NaNoWriMo novel contest. The novel is entitled Better Than She Needs To Be.


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