Stéphane Bouquet is a key figure in French contemporary poetry. He is the author of many volumes of French poetry published by Champ Vallon, and is about to be translated into English. He is also a screenwriter and a film critic. Stéphane Bouquet has translated some American poets (including Robert Creeley and Paul Blackburn) into French. Attached to strong themes such as homosexual desire, loneliness and love, his work is shaking literary genres, and gives us a reflection full of sensibility and engagement about today’s society. Stéphane Bouquet appeared in the recent anthology Writing the real: a bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry, directed by Enitharmon Press in 2016.