Portrait of Ryan Van Winkle, poet and translator

Ryan Van Winkle

Ryan Van Winkle is a poet, editor, translator and live artist living in Edinburgh. His second collection, The Good Dark, won the Saltire Society’s 2015 Poetry Book of the Year award.

His poems have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, New Writing Scotland and The American Poetry Review.

As a member of Highlight Arts he has organized festivals and translation workshops in Syria, Pakistan and Iraq. He was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson fellowship in 2012 and the Jessie Kesson fellowship at Moniack Mhor in 2018.

www.ryanvanwinkle.com

  • Front cover image of People Like Us, Poems in Livonian by Valts Ernštreits

    In People Like Us you will wander through Latvia meeting Livonian characters as they struggle with the burdens and responsibilities of their language and heritage. You will explore ancient lands and lands yet to be discovered.