Poet and Novelist
Patrick McGuinness's books include two collections of poems, The Canals of Mars (2004), and Jilted City (2010), and several editions, notably of the modernist poet Lynette Roberts and T.E. Hulme, and a translation of Mallarmé's For Anatole's Tomb. Jilted City was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and has just appeared in Italian as L'Età della Sedia Vuota.
His novel The Last Hundred Days (Seren UK, Bloomsbury USA) was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Writers' Guild Award, the Costa First novel award, the Author's Club First Novel Award, the Desmond Elliot Award and the Writers Guild Award for fiction. It won the Wales Book of the year.