Stuart Barnes

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Stuart Barnes was born and grew up in Hobart and lived in Melbourne for seventeen years before moving to Rockhampton. His first poetry collection, Glasshouses (UQP), won the Thomas Shapcott Prize, was commended for the Anne Elder Award and shortlisted for the Mary Gilmore Award. Stuart was poetry editor of Tincture Journal, served on the advisory board of Bent Window Books, guest co-edited (with Quinn Eades) Cordite’s TRANSQUEER issue, and is a program advisor for Queensland Poetry Festival. He’s currently working on a novel and his second poetry collection, Form & Function. Poems are forthcoming in POETRY (Chicago), Rabbit and Southerly. Twitter/Insta: @StuartABarnes.