Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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Notes

  • Judges' Report included.
  • Introduction by Ron Pretty: 'The poems in this anthology were selected from a short list prepared by the judges for this year's competition. I have chosen not to arrange the poems alphabetically; rather I have put the prize-winning poems first and have arranged the poems thereafter through thematic or tonal links...'
  • Preface by the Lord mayor of Newcastle, Councillor John Tate.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,: Five Islands Press , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Approaching the Edgei"What did they suppose, those Age of Discovery mariners,", Brook Emery , 1999 single work poetry (p. 11-15)
Cote d'Ori"So this is socialism. This dream beach", Peter Kirkpatrick , 1999 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
One-minute Dinnersi"Life goes on, although you are not always here.", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 18)
The Phone Calli"I took the phone call in the living room", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 18)
The Separation Sonnets, Andy Kissane , 1999 sequence poetry (p. 18-23)
Listsi"At the counsellors you recite your list", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 19)
The Weddingi"In the middle of this mess I go to a wedding. No gifts,", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 19)
In the Fez Manneri"I marinate the octopus in garlic and miso (a vegetarian's", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 20)
Dead Animalsi"Marriage inevitably leads to oppression. Something", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 20)
Natural Remediesi"Over the years I've tried everything: my stomach's", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 21)
The Breadknifei"I remember that holiday in the Warrambungles", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 21)
Rising and Fallingi"For me, and others too I presume, happiness", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 22)
Dive Bombingi"Before the mortgage and the children we lived", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 22)
Solitaryi"Silence hurts. Whoever invented solitary confinement", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 23)
Apprehended Violencei"You start shouting at me in the supermarket", Andy Kissane , 1999 single work poetry (p. 23)
Entering Hospitali"As strange as the travel between planets,", Doris Brett , 1999 single work poetry (p. 24)
Night Sweatsi"In the sweet weather we can't remember,", Doris Brett , 1999 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Hospital Stenography, Doris Brett , 1999 sequence poetry (p. 24-28)
Paini"When it's over, the body", Doris Brett , 1999 single work poetry (p. 25)
C. T. Scani"Mid-air, on your back, taking the slow-motion", Doris Brett , 1999 single work poetry (p. 25-26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Diverse pleasures : the argument from desire Wendy Morgan , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 20 no. 1 2001; (p. 72-73)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Untitled J. S. Harry , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 1 2001; (p. 208-220)

— Review of First Language Michelle A. Taylor 1999 selected work poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry ; And Dug My Fingers in the Sand Brook Emery 2000 selected work poetry ; One of Many : Poems from Prison Brenda Hodge 2000 selected work poetry ; Close to Home Mike Ladd 2000 selected work poetry ; Four W no. 10 1999 periodical issue ; Invisible Tattoos Lauren Williams 2000 selected work poetry
Smuggling the Heart into the New Millennium Christopher Pollnitz , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Ulitarra , July no. 17/18 2000; (p. 190-198)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Questions of Gravity Bev Braune , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 218 2000; (p. 50-51)

— Review of Landmark : Poetry from the Northern Territory 1999 anthology poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , vol. 12 no. 1 2000; (p. 125-126)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
'Blow, Wind, Blow...' : New Poetry Kerry Leves , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 161 2000; (p. 88-90)

— Review of Going for the Eggs in the Middle of the Night Cathoel Jorss 1999 selected work poetry ; Romeo and Juliet in Subtitles : Poems Adam Aitken 2000 selected work poetry ; Fighting in the Shade Peter Kocan 2000 selected work poetry ; Cork and Other Poems Louis de Paor 1999 selected work poetry ; Visitants John Kinsella 1999 selected work poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Smuggling the Heart into the New Millennium Christopher Pollnitz , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Ulitarra , July no. 17/18 2000; (p. 190-198)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Questions of Gravity Bev Braune , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 218 2000; (p. 50-51)

— Review of Landmark : Poetry from the Northern Territory 1999 anthology poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , vol. 12 no. 1 2000; (p. 125-126)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
'Blow, Wind, Blow...' : New Poetry Kerry Leves , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 161 2000; (p. 88-90)

— Review of Going for the Eggs in the Middle of the Night Cathoel Jorss 1999 selected work poetry ; Romeo and Juliet in Subtitles : Poems Adam Aitken 2000 selected work poetry ; Fighting in the Shade Peter Kocan 2000 selected work poetry ; Cork and Other Poems Louis de Paor 1999 selected work poetry ; Visitants John Kinsella 1999 selected work poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Diverse pleasures : the argument from desire Wendy Morgan , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 20 no. 1 2001; (p. 72-73)

— Review of The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry
Untitled J. S. Harry , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 1 2001; (p. 208-220)

— Review of First Language Michelle A. Taylor 1999 selected work poetry ; The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999 anthology poetry ; And Dug My Fingers in the Sand Brook Emery 2000 selected work poetry ; One of Many : Poems from Prison Brenda Hodge 2000 selected work poetry ; Close to Home Mike Ladd 2000 selected work poetry ; Four W no. 10 1999 periodical issue ; Invisible Tattoos Lauren Williams 2000 selected work poetry
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