Patric Morgan

Award-winning author and publisher

Patric Morgan is a multi-award winning writer and publisher from Barry, Wales. His work has featured in The Guardian, BBC Radio Wales, The Huffington Post, Wales on Sunday, South Wales Echo, Western Mail, WM magazine, RedHanded magazine and many other publications. In 2012, Patric scooped 'Best Writing on a Blog' Award at the 2012 Wales Blog Awards for his blog, Do Not Go Gently, which was published 2013. He is co-founder and co-editor of Living Magazines Cardiff, which picked up two major awards at the UK Independent Magazine Publisher Awards in 2014, and was crowned Caridff' Community Business of the Year in 2017. As part of his work, Patric has interviewed stars such as Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton, 80s musician Howard Jones, Stan Stennett, Andy Fairweather-Low, Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Cerys Matthews, Gerald Davies, John Dawes, Howard Norris, Mervyn Davies, Matthew Pritchard and Hollywood's Alicia Witt and Vicki Abelson. In 2014, he created WalesOnCraic and is its current editor and lead writer. The site has had millions of visitors since and Patric picked up Blogger of the Year Award at the Regional Awards Cardiff in 2016 for his work on the site. Patric is currently working on three novels and has been commissioned to publish a series of children's books. He has sold thousands of books, writing under his pen name of Derek the Weathersheep. More at