Oscar Upperton

Oscar Upperton's first collection, New Transgender Blockbusters, was published by Victoria University Press in March 2020. His second collection, as yet unpublished, follows the life of Dr James Barry, nineteenth century surgeon and man ahead of his time.

Nov 27, 2020
Old handwriting on shabby pages

The Friday Poem: Code name by Oscar Upperton

A new poem by Oscar Upperton from a sequence about Dr James Barry, a 19th century surgeon whose gender has been the subject of much debate. Code name Young Barry begins the …

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Feb 1, 2019

The Friday Poem: 'Cross dresser' by Oscar Upperton

New poetry by Oscar Upperton.

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