Zenna (Chlarson) Henderson Biography

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Zenna Henderson (nee Chlarson) was born in the foothills of the South Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. She grew up in a strongly religious atmosphere that has had a profound effect on her writing. Henderson received a B.A. from Arizona State University (then Arizona State College) in 1940, and in 1954 completed a master's degree in languages and literature. Henderson married, but she and her husband divorced after seven years. She has no children. Henderson has been a teacher all her adult life, and although much of her time has been spent in the Eloy public school system in Arizona, she has traveled widely. During World War II she taught at the Japanese-American Relocation Camp in Rivers, Arizona; from 1956 to 1958 she taught at a U. S. Air Force base north of Paris, and upon her return at a children's tuberculosis hospital in Connecticut (1958-1959). Presently she teaches first...

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