Stuart Barnes


Stuart Barnes’s first poetry collection, Glasshouses (UQP, 2016), won the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, was commended for the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Mary Gilmore Award. He’s currently working on a novel and his second poetry collection, Form & Function.


The morning fog (A Golden Shovel after Kate Bush)

Poetryis sweetest at the Tropic of Capricorn, the colour of lemon chiffon cake, and just as light. It might begin with a ringing of hands, it might begin  with a single step. It’s capable of taking itself to  the streets. Unblighted by African...

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