©David Howells 2010

Patrick Warner is the author of three collections of poetry, all manner of misunderstanding (Killick Press, 2001), There, there (Vehicule, 2005); Mole (House of Anansi Press, 2009) and a novel, Double Talk (Breakwater Books, 2011). A native of Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland, he moved to St. John’s in 1980. He currently lives in downtown St. John’s with his wife, Rochelle, and two daughters, Annie and Greta.

Reading now: Platform by Michel Houellebecq; Where We Might have Been by Don Coles; A History of British Publishing by John Feather

Next in line: J.M. Coetzee’s Summertime

A book everyone should read: Frederick Seidel’s Collected Poems

Three desert island titles: The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens; The Elementary Particles (or Atomized) by MIchel Houellebecq; The Flounder by Gunter Grass

Character you’d like in your life: Audrey Howard from Zoe Heller’s The Believers

Guilty pleasure: Wearing sandals to work

Shameless plug: Mary Dalton’s poetry

One that reminds you of home: Patrick McCabe’s Call me the Breeze

One that got left behind: Bill Gaston’s The Good Body

A book you wish you had written: The Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee

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