Patric Thomas Dickinson (December 26, 1914—January 28, 1994) was a British poet, translator from the Greek and Latin classics, and playwright. He also worked for the BBC, from 1942 to 1948. He wrote full-time from 1948.
He received the Cholmondeley Award in 1973.
Poetry books published include the following, all in the Phoenix Living Poets series:
- The World I See (1960)
- This Cold Universe (1964)
- More than Time (1970)
- A Wintering Tree (1973)
- The Bearing Beast (1976)
- Our Living John (1979)
- A Rift in Time (1982)
- Dates and titles for all the PLP books are taken from the relevant books
- Nicholas Albery, Poem for the Day (1995), p. 377