Announcing Dust & Ashes, by Matthew E. Henry

Californios is delighted to announce our next entry in the Californios Chapbook Series, Dust & Ashes, by Matthew E. Henry. In this chapbook, Henry engages art and scripture, crafting ekphrastic poems that explore the moral complexity and complicity of human culture.

Matthew E. Henry is a poet and educator. He is a multiple Pushcart nominee, and is the author of Teaching While Black (Main Street Rag, 2020). He blogs at