Stuart Barnes born & raised in Hobart, Tasmania, currently lives in Melbourne, Australia, where he edits PASH capsule, a journal of contemporary love poetry. At the moment he's working on Blackouts and other poems, a manuscript dedicated to the memory of Gwen Harwood, Australian poet & librettist, who encouraged the eleven-year-old him to write poetry. Poems are forthcoming in Southerly, Windmills, Mascara Literary Review, Establishment Magazine (UK), & Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry (USA).
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