About Stuart Barnes | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

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Stuart Barnes UQP smallerStuart Barnes was born in Hobart in 1977; Gwen Harwood befriended him in the late-1980s. Since 2013 he has been poetry editor for Tincture Journal. In 2014 he was named runner-up in the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize and co-judged the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards: Poetry. In 2015 Glasshouses (University of Queensland Press, 2016) won the Thomas Shapcott Prize and he performed at Queensland Poetry and Brisbane Writers Festivals at the invitation of their directors. His poems have been published widely, anthologised, exhibited, and shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize 2009 and 2010.

States of Poetry

'Black Cockatoos'

'Deep Sea Love'

'Fingal Valley'

'Horus and Set'


Further reading and links

Stuart Barnes's website

Matt Hetherington interviews Stuart Barnes for Mascara Literary Review

Stuart Barnes's poetry at Seizure Online

Stuart Barnes's poetry at Cordite Poetry Review