Eighty! is a collection of eighty poems and reflections from the author’s teenage years to the present day, collated to mark her eightieth birthday in July 2021.
Patricia Batstone is a supposedly-retired freelance writer, formerly, among other things, a small press publisher, editor and mentor. She has a number of books in print, including liturgy. She became a Methodist Local Preacher in 1964 and currently lives in Derbyshire. She is married to Geoffrey, with two sons and two grandsons.