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Description - Glasshouses by Stuart Barnes

Trumpeting, through blood & bone the glasshouse's yellow stars.

Exquisitely crafted, these poems balance attention and adventure, emerging from a 'creche of stars' to blast wild and high in gilded radiance. With their gorse and honey, their 'yellow spurs' and 'sunstruck ribs', they are luminous and joyful, without forgetting bruises and shadows.

Winner of the 2015 Thomas Shapcott Prize for Poetry

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780702254130
ISBN-10: 0702254134
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 128mm x 12mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: University of Queensland Press
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Stuart Barnes

Stuart Barnes was born in Hobart. At eighteen he moved to Melbourne, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Literature from Monash University, and he now lives and writes in Rockhampton. In 2015 he won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize for Glasshouses, and performed his poetry at Queensland Poetry Festival and Brisbane Writers Festival. Bend River Mountain, a co-authored anthology of poetry, is forthcoming from Regime Books. He is poetry editor of Tincture Journal and tweets as @StuartABarnes.

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