Poems translated by Will Stone


Will Stone is a poet, essayist and literary translator. 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 third collection The Sleepwalkers, will be published by Shearsman Books in spring 2016. Will’s translated works include To the Silenced – Selected Poems of Georg Trakl Arc, (2005) and more recently a series of books for Hesperus Press including the first English translation of Rilke in Paris by Maurice Betz, and further works by Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth. His Emile Verhaeren – Poems, was published by Arc in 2013. A second volume Georges Rodenbach – Poems will be published by Arc in 2016. Pushkin Press published his Stefan Zweig – Montaigne in August 2015 and Zweig’s essays and speeches from the 1930’s will appear as Messages from a Lost World in January 2016. Will’s current projects include a book exploring overlooked aspects of Belgian art and culture and a new expanded collection of the poetry of Georg Trakl (Seagull Books, 2016). Will contributes reviews and essays to the TLS, The London Magazine and Poetry Review.