patrick wright

Patrick Wright was born in Manchester in 1979 and completed a PhD in English at the University of Manchester. In 2015 Wright graduated with an MA Distinction in poetry from the same university. He has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, and poems from his pamphlet Nullaby (Eyewear, 2017) have been published in several magazines, including Agenda, The Reader, Brittle Star, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Iota, Wasafiri, London MagazineLondon Grip, and Allegro. He is a lecturer at The Open University and teaches arts and humanities modules, including English Literature and Creative Writing. He is also currently working towards a second PhD in Creative Writing at The Open University, supervised by Siobhan Campbell and Jane Yeh, focusing on ekphrastic responses to formless or near-black paintings.