Who we are

A white man in a forest, dressed in black, leans backwards with his arms open. Crows fly upwards behind him.

Patrick Jones

Poet and playwright

Patrick Jones is a poet and playwright whose work bears witness to contemporary societal and political concerns such as racism, the environmental crisis, borders, the #MeToo movement, Welsh independence and the effects of austerity.

“Thoughtful, provocative and challenging, these poems engage and enrage”
Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner 

“Very strong stuff”
Harold Pinter

Published Work includes Fuse/ Fracture (Poems 2001-2021), The Guerilla tapestry 1995, The Protest Of Discipline 1996. Performed work includes Everything Must Go (Sherman Theatre, March 1999, with a tour of UK in 2000), The Guerilla Tapestry performed at the opening of the Welsh Assembly ‘Voices Of A Nation’ concert, 1999.

 Photo credit: Lucy Purrington

 

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