Joe Henry

Poet & Lyricist

Although formally educated, JOE HENRY attributes much of his learning to his many years as a laborer, rancher and professional athlete. A renowned lyricist, his words have been performed on more than a hundred recordings by such varied artists as: Frank Sinatra, John Denver, Olivia Newton-John, Garth Brooks and Rascal Flatts. In addition to his many music awards, Henry also received a National Conservation Achievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation "for the celebration of the natural world in his work," and the (Colorado) Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts. This is his first work of fiction.