Berrien C. Henderson lives in the deepest, darkest wilds of southeast Georgia. He teaches high school Literature and Composition with a Southern accent. Berrien’s writing has appeared in such diverse venues as The Journal of Asian Martial Arts, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, The Dead Mule School of Southern literature, Abyss & Apex, Kaleidotrope, and Bloody Knuckles: The MMAnthology. His mini-collection of Southern magical realism, Old Souls and the Grammar of Their Wanderings, is available from Papaveria Press. He is a fiction editor at Farrago’s Wainscot. In his not-so-copious free time, Berrien practices martial arts.


Berrien C. Henderson has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Let Baser Things Devise

FICTION by Berrien C. Henderson in Issue 103 – April 2015

1: Pierre Before Clockwork Corp.’s space ape project heads managed to uplift the chimpanzee, he was simply known as No. 157. Some anonymous lab assistant nicknamed him Pierre, and the moniker stuck. After Pierre survived the rigors of testing and training, his world went dark for a time once the Neuroscience Division got their needles […]

The Jisei of Mark VIII

FICTION by Berrien C. Henderson in Issue 29 – February 2009

Sss-uuunnn. Cha-kit. Sss-uuunnn. Cha-kit. These were the most consistent sounds Mark Edward VIII had heard each day for the past thirteen years and five months of Sophia Loggia’s declining days. The dampened noises of his own servos provided counterpoint to the deliberate tedium of each day. Sss-uuunnn. Cha-kit. Sss-uuunnn. Cha-kit. They might come to him […]