About

Stuart Barnes was born in Hobart, Tasmania, and educated at Monash University, Victoria. Since 2013 he has lived in Central Queensland and been poetry editor for Tincture Journal.

Stuart’s manuscript Blacking Out and other poems was awarded runner-up for the 2014 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript.

His manuscript The Staysails won the 2015 Thomas Shapcott Prize, resulting in the publication of his debut collection, Glasshouses (University of Queensland Press, August 2016).

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