Patrick Gale was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2021.
Patrick Gale is the author of seventeen novels, the latest of which, Mother’s Boy, based on the early life of Charles Causley, comes out in Spring 2022. He also writes scripts, notably the International Emmy-winning Man in an Orange Shirt. He’s currently adapting that as a musical, and his novels A Place Called Winter and Take Nothing With You for screen and stage respectively. He lives on a farm at Land’s End.