Javier Bateman

Javier Bateman (they/he) is a queer, chronically ill, trans-non-binary academic and poet living on unceded Whadjuk Nyungar Boodjar. He has been published in various Australian and international jounals and anthologies including Enby Life, Blue Bottle Journal, Sunder Journal, Two Wolves Digest and Into the Wetlands. Javier's poetry deals with diverse themes of grief, gender and gender identity, love, obsession and, occasionally (or in this case predominantly) Keanu Reeves. In his (limited) downtime, Javier is often found at home consuming media news about sad cowboys.