Patrick Lodge

Dr Patrick Lodge lives in Yorkshire and is from an Irish/Welsh heritage. 

A retired academic, Patrick now devotes much of his time to writing and to reviewing poetry. His work has been published, anthologised and translated in several countries from the USA to Vietnam. Patrick has been successful in several international poetry competitions and is the winner of the 2015 Blackwater International Poetry Competition and was commended in the 2018 Gregory O’Donoghue International Competition. He has read by invitation, at poetry festivals in the UK, Ireland, Kosovo and Italy. He is currently working on a sequence commemorating Captain Cook’s first voyage to New Zealand in 1769. A poem from that sequence was put to music and performed at the 2017 Leeds Lieder Festival.

His two latest collections, An Anniversary of Flight, and Shenanigans were published by Valley Press in 2013 and 2016 respectively. His third collection – entitled Remarkable Occurrences  -is scheduled to be published in 2019 also by Valley Press.

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