Patti Callahan Henry

New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry has published ten novels: Losing the MoonWhere the River RunsWhen Light Breaks, Between the TidesThe Art of Keeping SecretsDriftwood SummerThe Perfect Love SongComing up for Air, And Then I Found You,The Stories We Tell, and The Idea of Love —which will be released by St. Martin’s Press in June 2015. Hailed as a fresh new voice in Southern fiction, Henry has been shortlisted for the Townsend Prize for Fiction, and nominated four different times for the Southeastern Independent Booksellers Novel of the Year. Her work is published in five languages and in audiobook by Brilliance Audio.

Henry has appeared in numerous magazines including Good Housekeeping, skirt! magazine, South magazine, and Southern Living. Two of her novels were Okra Picks and Coming up For Air was selected for the August 2011 Indie Next List. She is a frequent speaker at fundraisers, library events and book festivals. A full-time writer, wife, and mother of three—Henry lives in Mountain Brook, Alabama.


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—Patti Callahan Henry, author of The Idea of Love December 20, 2017