Maarten Inghels is an artist, poet and writer.
He coördinated The Lonely Funeral in Belgium, a social and literary project which provides poets to speak at funerals of those without relatives and friends to attend. An eponymous anthology was published in Dutch (De Bezige Bij), German (Edition Korrespondenzen) and English (Arc Publications).
His book Contact connects poetry, visual arts and actions made while he was the official City Poet of Antwerp. He was a guest at various literature festivals and his poetry has been translated to numerous languages and published by various international anthologies and magazines.