Will Stone

Will Stone, born 1966, is a poet, essayist and literary translator who divides his time between Suffolk and the continent. His first poetry collection Glaciation (Salt, 2007), won the international Glen Dimplex Award for poetry in 2008. A second collection Drawing in Ash, was published by Salt in May 2011. His next collection The Sleepwalkers will appear in 2014/15. His translated works include To the Silenced – Selected Poems of Georg Trakl Arc, (2005) and more recently, a series of books for Hesperus Press, namely a translation of Rilke in Paris by Maurice Betz, and further translations of works by Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth. Will’s current projects include a book of essays exploring the more overlooked aspects of Belgium’s historical, cultural and artistic landscapes, a first English translation of Stefan Zweig’s essay on Montaigne, to be published by Pushkin Press in 2015 and, a new expanded collection of the poetry of Georg Trakl to be published by Seagull Books also in 2015.