Patrick Langley is a novelist based in London. His debut novel Arkady, a coming-of-age story set during a time of protest, was published by Fitzcarraldo Editions in 2018. During his residency at Cove Park he intends to complete the manuscript for his second novel, The Variations, which tells the story of several generations of a musical family through the lens of a grandson’s relationship to his grandmother, a composer who has recently died.

Image: Patrick Langley (Photography by Fitzcarraldo Editions).