Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale is the author of the Emmy award-winning Man in an Orange Shirt and of many novels, including The Whole Day Through, Notes from an Exhibition, A Perfectly Good Man, the Costa-nominated A Place Called Winter and his latest Take Nothing With You. He was born on the Isle of Wight, where his father was prison governor at Camp Hill. His first two novels, The Aerodynamics of Pork and Ease were published by Abacus on the same day in June 1986. The following year he moved to Camelford near the north coast of Cornwall and began a love affair with the county that has fed his work ever since. He chairs the North Cornwall Book Festival, is patron of Penzance LitFest and a director of both Endelienta and the Charles Causley Trust.

Anthologies featuring Patrick Gale

Manchester Stories 6: Europride Special

This was the first in the Manchester series to look beyond Greater Manchester for its authors, bringing together an international cast of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender writers from Britain and abroad, as well as home grown talent, to celebrate Manchester hosting Europride, the largest celebration of Gay and Lesbian culture in Europe.

Refugee Tales: Volume III

The third volume of Refugee Tales, writers and poets tell the stories of refugees who have suffered under UK immigration rule.