Rae White

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Rae White is a queer non-binary transgender writer, and the author of poetry collections Milk Teeth (UQP 2018) and _Exactly As I Am_(UQP 2022). They were awarded the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize in 2017 and have been shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, Queensland Literary Awards, and Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.

Rae won the 2022 Woollahra Digital Literary Award for Digital Innovation for their Bitsy poem-game stand up, which was also featured in Pride at Play and given an Honourable Mention in the Freeplay Awards. Rae is the Creative Director and Founder of community poetry initiative Uplift Poetry, and the Founding Editor of #EnbyLife, a journal for non-binary and gender diverse creatives.

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