Robert Minhinnick is the prize-winning author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, four volumes of essays and three works of fiction. A leading poet of his generation, he was influential in forging an international context for the contemporary poetry scene in Wales as editor of the international magazine Poetry Wales until 2008 and translator of the work of his Welsh-language contemporaries. His most recent poetry collection Diary of the Last Man (2018) was nominated for the TS Eliot prize and won him his third Wales Book of the Year award. His debut novel Sea Holly (2007) was shortlisted for the 2008 Ondaatje Prize. The Keys of Babylon (2011) is a collection of linked stories giving voices to migrants around the globe. His second novel Limestone Man (2015) is a gripping story of a man who tries to connect past and present on his return to Wales from Australia. Robert Minhinnick has written on environmental issues in Wales and around the world, and is the co-founder of Sustainable Wales.