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Gender: Male
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Dr Quinn Eades is a researcher, writer, and award-winning poet whose work lies at the nexus of feminist and queer theories of the body, autobiography, and philosophy. Eades is published nationally and internationally, and is the author of All the Beginnings: A Queer Autobiography of the Body, published by Tantanoola. Eades is a Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Foundation Studies at La Trobe, as well as the founding editor of Australia's only interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, gender, sexuality and diversity studies journal, Writing from Below.

In 2016, he was completing on a psychogeographical history of a body of water near his home in Melbourne. In 2018, he was working on collection of fragments written from the transitioning body, titled Transpositions, and was a Tracey Banivanua Mar Research Fellow. His book Rallying won the Mary Gilmore Award for best debut poetry.

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Personal Awards

2017 finalist The Joanne Burns Award

For 'What Grows'.

2017 winner XYZ Prize for Innovation in Spoken Word

for Monday June 27

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Rallying Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2017 10716577 2017 selected work poetry

'Rallying was written alongside Quinn Eades’s first book, all the beginnings: a queer autobiography of the body, and before he began transitioning from female to male. A collection very much concerned with the body, and the ways in which we create and write under, around, without, and with children, this collection will resonate deeply with anyone who has tried to make creative work from underneath the weight of love. This is a collection of poems that are more than poems. They were written with children, under babies, around grief, amongst crumbs, on trains, with hope: with love. This is a book made of steel and honey, muscle and sun, with tongues. Open its pages and you will find more than poetry. You will find moments in time strung across by text, a poetics of the space between bodies, the way that language makes us separate and simultaneously whole.' (Publication summary)

2018 winner ASAL Awards Mary Gilmore Award for a First Book of Poetry
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