Alexis Bernaut was born in Paris, France, in 1977. He was first published in reviews in 2009. His first collection of poetry, Au matin suspendu, was published in December 2012; his latest book, Un miroir au coeur du brasier, came out in May 2020 at Le Temps des Cerises. His poems appeared in several anthologies worldwide. He is also the translator, among others, of poet Sam Hamill and novelist Earl Lovelace.