Welcome to the home page of writer Patrick Widdess. Patrick’s poetry and prose has appeared in Agenda, Cake, The Interpreter’s House, The Guardian and Orbis among other publications. He has also written reviews and features for Clash Music, Drunken Werewolf, Local Secrets and others and has written for the BBC.
Originally from Cambridge Patrick now lives in Newport, South Wales where he works as a copy editor and freelance writer and proofreader. He is active on the local poetry scene and runs a poetry podcast. In the past he has taught English in Greece, China, Japan and Poland. He has also trained professionally as a journalist and photographer and has won awards and accolades in both these fields. These diverse accomplishments led to him being dubbed Cambridge’s premier poetic polymath in his hometown.
Here you'll find published work, latest news and details of projects past, present and future.