Patrick Cotter’s publications includes several chapbooks, the verse novella The Misogynist’s Blue Nightmare (Raven Arts Press, 1990) and the full collections, Perplexed Skin (Arlen House 2008) and Making Music (Three Spires Press 2009). No One Knows, a bilingual selection, was published in Macedonia in 2014.
His work has been published in London Review of Books, Poetry, PN Review and elsewhere, and has also has appeared in many anthologies including Separate Islands: Contemporary British and Irish poetry (Quarry, Ontario).
His translations of the Estonian poet Andres Ehin are collected in the book Moosebeetle Swallow (Southword Editions). His own poems have also been widely translated. In 2013 he received the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry.