Arciom Arašonak is a Belarusian writer, translator. Born in 1981 in Viciebsk. Graduated from Viciebsk State University named after P. M. Masherov; specializes in the German and English languages. Studied under the Belarusian translator Uḷadzimir Papkovič. Author of the books „Senryū“ and „Days Without You“.
Works have been published in Belarusian periodicals, the almanac „Dźvina“, the “Chagall International Yearbook”. One of the authors of the collection „12+1“, the collection of men’s stories „Balloon“. One of 198 translators who took part in the creation of the fundamental anthology of Belarusian translations “Voices From Beyond The Horizon”.
Author of the translation into the Belarusian language of the book “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse (2007). Translated into the Belarusian language works by Erich Fried, Erich Maria Remarque, Heinrich Böll, Christine Nöstlinger, Imma von Bodmershof, Ramona Linke, Hans Kruppa, and others. Translated in co-authorship into the Belarusian language poems by Gennadiy Aygi.