Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer (1931-2015) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2011. Born in Stockholm, he was Scandinavia’s best-known and most influential contemporary poet. His books sell thousands of copies in Sweden, and his work has been translated into over 50 languages, with substantial or complete editions of his work published in over 20 languages. The latest revised and expanded edition of his New Collected Poems was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2010.