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 most recent book, Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal, is published by Granta in October 2013.