Stewart Sanderson was born in Glasgow in 1990. He was shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award in both 2014 and 2016. In 2015 he received the Eric Gregory Award. He was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2016. His first pamphlet Fios was published in 2015 by Tapsalteerie. His poems have been published in the UK and Ireland. Stewart recently took part in The Sonnets Exchange working with Russian poets on the mutual translation of their verse. He is currently working on his first collection.