Stewart Sanderson is a poet from Scotland, based in the West Midlands. His poems have appeared in many prominent UK and Irish magazines, notably The Dark Horse, Gutter, Irish Pages, Magma, Poetry Review and Poetry Wales. In 2014 and 2016 he was shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. In 2015 he received an Eric Gregory Award. In 2016 he was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, allowing him to spend a month working on new poems in Grez-sur-Loing, France. In 2017 he received commendations from the Stephen Spender and PN Review poetry prizes. His first pamphlet of poems, Fios, was published by Tapsalteerie, who went on to publish his second pamphlet, An Offering, in 2018.
In 2019 he was awarded the Jessie Kesson Fellowship at Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre in the Highlands. An Offering was also shortlisted for the 2019 Callum MacDonald Memorial Award.