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Henry Langhorne


Henry Langhorne, former Poet Laureate of Northwest Florida (1999-2009) is the author of nine collections of poetry: Tombigbee (1999), Listen to the River (2001), Winter Clothes (2003), The Clarity of Last Things (2005), As Fate Would Have It (2007), In the Country of Rain (2009), The Lay of the Land (2011), The Canebrake Collection (2013), and In Search of Solitude (2015).

For over twenty years, his poems have been published in a number of local and regional periodicals, including: The Sewanee Review, Hurricane Review, The Panhandler, Emerald Coast Review, Negative Capability, Poem, The Cape Rock, The Chattahoochee Review, Plainsongs, Passager, Inlet, Mediphors, Life on the Line (anthology), Dockside, On Wings of Spirit (anthology), The Pharos, and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). He is currently a member of the Academy of American Poets.

His boyhood home was in Uniontown, Alabama, a small town in a stretch of rich, black earth known as the Black Belt, a part of the Canebrake from which The Canebrake Collection got its title. This fertile cotton land was near the Tombigbee River where tall stands of canebrake once grew.

Henry Langhorne graduated from The University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, and attended Tulane Medical School. His post graduate training was obtained at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He retired in December of 2014 as the senior member of Cardiology Consultants, after practicing cardiology in Pensacola, Florida, since 1963.

In Search of Solitude is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other major outlets.

All of Henry Langhorne’s books, except for Listen to the River, which is out of print, are available from the publisher:  

Pelican Press Pensacola
P.O. Box 15131
Pensacola, FL 32514-0131
850-20 6-4608