Patrick Chapman is an award-winning writer based in Dublin, Ireland. His audio work includes writing for Doctor Who (Big Finish) and B7 Media’s Dan Dare, as well as writing for Audible docudrama series, The Space Race. He was producer on B7’s NY Festivals award-winning 2014 dramatisation of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles for BBC Radio 4, starring Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell.
Other work includes 20 episodes of animated television (Garth & Bev, Wildernuts, Sydney Sailboat/Bubble Bath Bay, The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill); and Burning the Bed, an award-winning short film featuring Gina McKee and Aidan Gillen.
He has published eight poetry collections and four books of fiction since 1991, most recently Slow Clocks of Decay (Salmon, 2016), So Long, Napoleon Solo (novel, BlazeVOX, 2017), Anhedonia (stories, BlazeVOX, 2018), and Open Season on the Moon (Salmon, 2019). With poet Dimitra Xidous he founded and edits poetry magazine The Pickled Body.
He won first prize for a story in the 2003 Cinescape Genre Literary Contest, was twice a finalist in the Hennessy Literary Awardsand in 2010 received a coveted Pushcart Prize nomination.