There is a smooth musical grace to Stoneman’s verses, easeful as the flow of water; yet like water her images cut through ground, into landscapes both ‘human’ and ‘wild’.
— Mark Goodwin.

Aly Stoneman is a Poet and an Arts Project Co-ordinator. She writes about landscapes, journeys and myths, often collaborating with artists and musicians.  She is a winner of the Buxton Poetry Prize (2015) and her pamphlet ‘Lost Lands’ (2012) was published by Crystal Clear Creators in following a national competition. 

After graduating with an MA in Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University, Aly joined LeftLion magazine as Poetry Editor. She has written for Guardian award-winning project Dawn Of The Unread, been a Poet in Residence for Lyric Lounge, and performed at festivals and events including Ledbury Poetry Festival, Copenhagen International Poetry Festival, and the mentoring scheme, The Final Stage, led by Jean Binta Breeze MBE and Renaissance One. 

Lately, she has become interested in the ways people navigate through new and familiar landscapes using landmarks and directions which often feature in songs, stories and folklore.