Patrick James Errington is a Scottish-Canadian poet, translator, and researcher. His poems appear worldwide in journals and anthologies, as well as in the chapbooks Glean (ignitionpress, 2018) and Field Studies (Clutag Press, 2019), and the new collection the swailing (McGill-Queens University Press, 2023). His work has won numerous awards, including the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award from the Writers’ Trust of Canada, the Callan Gordon Award from the Scottish Book Trust, and the Poetry International Prize. Patrick is also the French translator of singer-songwriter PJ Harvey’s poetry, and is currently translating the French-Romanian philosopher E.M. Cioran’s Notebooks into English for New York Review Books. As an academic, Patrick’s research draws together poetic and translation theory, cognitive psychology, and neuroaesthetics. He currently lectures at the University of Edinburgh.
Patrick Errington is published by McGill-Queen's University Press