Patrick Romero McCafferty’s poetry focuses on land, journeys, and homes. It has appeared in recent issues of Rialto, Gutter, Butcher's Dog, Stand, Magma, and Oxford Review of Books. In 2023 he has been shortlisted for a New Writers Award and the Poetry London Pamphlet Prize. In 2022 he was a Roddy Lumsden Memorial Mentee.
With the band Anoraq, he hosts Inside Voices, a monthly night of poetry and music at King Tut’s in Glasgow. As a vocalist he has performed alongside acts including LYR and Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn as well as at Hidden Door, Great Western Festival, New Year Revolutions, and First Footing. He has also read at showcases at Summerhall in Edinburgh (SPAMzine) and Balliol College, Oxford (Oxford Review of Books).
He’s editing the Latinx Issue of Wet Grain alongside Leo Boix and Dr Nat Teitler. His Spanish translation of Ellen Renton’s spoken word theatre piece, Within Sight, first appeared at Otros Territorios Film Festival 2021 in Mexico City. He has also written reviews for Poetry London and SPAM.