The Poet, Novelist and Sailor

J.P. White - The Poet, Novelist and Sailor

J.P. White spent his childhood summers sailing on Lake Erie.  In the early 1980s, he worked delivering sailboats up and down the Eastern seabord,  to the Bahamas and the Caribbean. 

In the last 30 years, he has published essays, articles, fiction, reviews, interviews and poetry in over 100 publications including The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Gettysburg Review, American Poetry Review, and Poetry (Chicago).  He is a graduate of New College in Sarasota, Florida, Colorado State University and Vermont College. He is the author of four books of poems.   Every Boat Turns South is his first novel. 

He currently sails a Cape Dory 25D out of St. Louis Bay on Lake Minnetonka, near Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Read More About J.P. White

Artistic Background
Interview with J.P. White
Smooth Sailing (Lake Minnetonka Magazine)