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Australia's first trans and gender-diverse anthology

Saturday 5 November 2022

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm -  Pharmacy Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney


Nothing to Hide is a powerful contribution to Australian letters. We're bringing together a panel of contributors to showcase the wealth of creativity within the trans and gender-diverse community and providing illuminating insights into the challenges and joys of trans experience. 

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Sam Elkin (he/they) is a trans masculine writer and radio maker living on unceded Wurundjeri lands. Sam was a 2020 Wheeler Centre Next Chapter fellow, and his essays have been published in Overland, Kill Your Darlings and the Griffith Review. In 2021, Sam received an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship, and he is currently working on a memoir. He is a co-editor of the anthology Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia (Allen & Unwin, 2022).

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Alex Gallagher is a Sydney-based poet and writer whose poetry collection Parenthetical Bodies was published by Subbed In in 2017. Their work has appeared in The Guardian, Archer Magazine, Overland and Kill Your Darlings, among others.


imbi is a multidisciplinary artist currently residing on Gadigal Land. His practice spans across mediums, from voice-work to performance art to poetry and beyond. Regardless of what form their art takes, imbi always creates with intention and emphasis on the divine. Everything he does is ritual. Imbi’s recent creative achievements include contributing a poem to the recently published ‘Nothing To Hide: A Trans Anthology” (2022) and being selected for the Queer Nu Work Development program hosted by P-Space and PACT. 

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Dan Hogan (they/them) is a working-class writer and public-school teacher from San Remo (Awabakal and Worimi Country). They currently live and work on Dharug and Gadigal Country (Sydney). Dan’s poetry and prose have been recognised by the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize, Val Vallis Award, XYZ Prize, Woollahra Digital Literary Award and the Wheeler Centre Next Chapter Fellowship. In their spare time, Dan runs small DIY publisher Subbed In. Dan's debut collection of poetry is forthcoming from Cordite Books in 2023.


Robin M Eames is a queercrip poet and historian living on Gadigal land. Their work has appeared in Overland, Meanjin, APJ and Lilith, among others. They are currently working on a PhD at the University of Sydney, researching trans histories and histories of pathologisation and criminalisation. 

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