Patti Callahan Henry
PATTI CALLAHAN HENRY is a New York Times bestselling author of thirteen novels, including the upcoming BECOMING MRS. LEWIS: THE IMPROBABLE LOVE STORY OF JOY DAVIDMAN AND C.S. LEWIS, LOSING THE MOON, BETWEEN THE TIDES, WHERE THE RIVER RUNS, WHEN LIGHT BREAKS, BETWEEN THE TIDES, THE ART OF KEEPING SECRETS, DRIFTWOOD SUMMER, THE PERFECT LOVE SONG, and THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER’S END.
A finalist in the Townsend Prize for Fiction, an Indie Next Pick, an OKRA pick, and a multiple nominee for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Novel of the Year, Henry is published in numerous languages. Her articles and essays have appeared in Southern Living, PINK, Writer’s Digest, Portico Magazine, Birmingham Magazine and more.
Her essays can also be found in anthologies and collections such as Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy; Southern Writers Writing, and State of the Heart. Henry is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs, and women’s groups.
Growing up in Philadelphia as the daughter of a Presbyterian minister, Henry learned early the value of storytelling. At the age of twelve, her family moved to South Florida where she found the sanctuary of libraries and began her slow but steady journey into understanding the power of story to navigate confusing times in life.
Henry attended Auburn University for her undergraduate work, and Georgia State University for her graduate degree. Once a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, she now writes full time. The mother of three children, she now lives in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina with her husband.
To learn more about her at PattiCallahanHenry.com.