J. P. White

J P White

J P White

J. P. White was born in Ohio but spent much of his younger life in Florida. He is a Florida author who has published several volumes of poetry and one novel.


He spent his childhood sailing with his parents, and worked in later yeatrs delivering sailboats up and down the Eastern seaboard, the Bahamss, and Caribbean.

He is a graduate of New College in Sarasota.

His work includes essays, articles, fiction, reviews, interviews and poetry in more than one hundred publications. The publications include The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Gettysburg Review, American Poetry Review, and Poetry.

He has authored and published numerous anthologies and collections including: 75th Anniversary Issue of Poetry Magazine, 1987; High Fantastic, Ocean View Books, 1995; New Voices, Center for Literary Publishing, 1994; and many others.

He is also the author of four books of poems and is currently working on more books of poetry and another novel.

His first novel is "Every Boat Turns South".

Some of his major works include:

1. In Pursuit of Wings (1978)

2. The Pomegranate Tree Speaks from the Dictator's Garden (1988)

3. The Salt Hour (2001)

4. The Sleeper at the Pary (2001)

5. Every Boat Turns South (2009)

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