Henry Porter is an English author and journalist. He is a writer of thrillers and a regular columnist for The Observer newspaper. He is also the British editor of Vanity Fair.
Porter's articles are mainly concerned with liberty and civil rights. In February 2009 he co-founded the Convention on Modern Liberty.
Henry Porter was on the Orwell Prize's Journalism shortlist for 2009. He wrote the award-winning novel Brandenburg, also titled Brandenburg Gate.