Erik Lindner is a poet, born in 1968 in The Hague, The Netherlands. His book Words are the Worst, translated into English by Francis R. Jones, was published by Vehicule Press / Signal editions and shortlisted fort he Derek Walcott Poetry Prize. Erik Lindner lives and works as a freelance writer in Amsterdam and has published six collections of poetry and two novels in Dutch. Nach Akedia, translated into German by Rosemarie Still and published with Matthes & Seitz Verlag Berlin, was a recommendation by the German Academy. His work is also translated and published in several collections in French and Italian.