Patti Callahan Henry

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Patti Callahan Henry is an American author.

Personal life[edit]

Henry graduated from Auburn University and worked in nursing before becoming a full-time writer. She has a sister, Barbi, on whose experiences Henry's novel And Then I Found You is based.[1]

Writing career[edit]

Henry's book Driftwood Summer appeared on the New York Times best seller list.[2] Her work has been shortlisted for the Townsend Prize for Fiction and nominated for the Southeastern Independent Booksellers Novel of the Year.[3]


  • Losing the Moon, New American Library, 2004
  • Where the River Runs, New American Library, 2005
  • When Light Breaks, New American Library, 2006
  • Between The Tides, New American Library, 2007
  • The Art of Keeping Secrets, New American Library, 2008
  • Driftwood Summer, New American Library, 2009
  • The Perfect Love Song: A Holiday Story, Vanguard Press, 2010
  • Coming Up for Air, St. Martin's Press, 2011
  • And Then I Found You, St. Martin's Press, 2013
  • Friend Request (short story e-book), St. Martin's Press, 2013
  • The Stories We Tell, St. Martin's Press, 2014
  • The Idea of Love, St. Martin's Press, 2015
  • The Bookshop at Water's End, Penguin Random House, Berkley, 2017
  • Becoming Mrs. Lewis, HarperCollins, Thomas Nelson, 2018

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Birmingham author Patti Callahan Henry's latest novel takes a page from her family history", Alec Harvey,, April 4, 2013.
  2. ^ Paperback Trade Fiction, The New York Times, June 18, 2009.
  3. ^ 2014 SIBA Book Award Long List, accessed September 5, 2014.