Patrick Williamson is an English poet and translator, who was born in Madrid in 1960 and currently living near Paris. He has translated selected poems of Tunisian poet Tahar Bekri (Unknown Seasons) and Quebecois poet Gilles Cyr (The Graph of Roads). In 1995 and 2003, he was invited to the Festival International de Poésie at Trois-Rivières in Québec. He is the editor of Quarante et un poètes de Grande-Bretagne (Ecrits des Forges/Le Temps de Cerises, 2003) and editor and translator of The Parley Tree, Poets from French-speaking Africa and the Arab World (Arc Publications, 2012). His poems have been translated into French, Italian, Bulgarian, Georgian and Russian. Latest poetry collections: Locked in, or out?, Red Ceilings Press, and Bacon, Bits, & Buriton, Corrupt Press, both in 2011.