Robin M. Eames is a queercrip writer/artist/activist living on Gadigal land (Sydney, Australia). They graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, majoring in History and Gender Studies, and are currently pursuing History Honours.
Their work has been published in Cordite, Archer Magazine, Ibis House, Junkee, Red Room Poetry, GlitterShip, Strange Horizons, Luna Station Quarterly, Streetcake Magazine, Glitterwolf, and the speculative fiction anthology Broken Worlds. Robin has also edited and written for a number of University of Sydney publications, including student newspaper Honi Soit and annual literary journals ARNA and Hermes. They have exhibited art at Newtown Festival, Verge Gallery, the M2 Gallery, the Red Rattler Theatre, and the Burdekin Hotel. You can view the details of their past work (including publications and speaking events) here.
Recent panels include QUEERCRIP REBELLIONS at the Romantica Social Centre’s Rad Queer Fest, CRIPPING THE LITERARY at the June 2017 poetry festival UNSPOKEN WORDS, and SEX ON WHEELS at the University of Sydney’s Rad Sex and Consent Week 2017. In 2017 and 2018 they were the Sydney site coordinator for the Disability Day of Mourning vigil. Last year they coordinated a vigil/community forum for the first anniversary of the Sagamihara massacre, and compiled a zine named AFTER SAGAMIHARA in collaboration with White Flower Memorial. In late 2017 they founded Ehlers-Danlos Network Australasia, a resource providing information and community support around Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, connective tissue disorders, and hypermobility spectrum disorders.
Robin is nonbinary and uses they/them/their pronouns. Their interests include transgender history and historiography, comparative mythology, queercrip theory, Mad Studies, weird poetry, invisible histories, cats, black tea, and tattoos.
Robin lives and works on the occupied lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. This land always was, always will be Aboriginal land.