Patrick Barkham

Non-fiction writer and journalist
View PDF version

Biography

Patrick Barkham is a writer and journalist. He has worked for The Times

and the Guardian, where he is a features writer.


Patrick grew up in Norfolk and studied at Cambridge University. He has a keen interest in nature. His first book, The Butterfly Isles: A Summer In Search of Our Emperors and Admirals, was described as 'vivid, adept, unapologetic . . . wonderfully catching the spirit of these ethereal creatures' (Guardian). 

His next book, Islander, will be published by Granta in October 2017..

Twitter

  • @halfmanhalfb00k Also Yeovil (Waterstones) on the 20th which is obviously Somerset but quite close to the Dorset border...

    @jasonpa81916386 @halfmanhalfb00k It's not quite North Essex but I'm talking at Felixstowe Book Festival next July.… https://t.co/SOMGh0UBEJ

    @cornishca @FiveLeavesBooks Thanks Carl, great to see you again.

A rare delight of a book

Alan Titchmarsh
on The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search Of Our Emperors and Admirals

More on The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search Of Our Emperors and Admirals

Striking and inventive… [Coastlines is an] informative, enthusiastic and at times rapturous celebration of our shores

Blake Morrison
The Guardian on Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore

More on Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore