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Fay Zwicky Fay Zwicky i(A18204 works by) (birth name: Julia Fay Rosefield) (a.k.a. Julia Fay Zwicky)
Born: Established: 4 Jul 1933 Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 2 Jul 2017
Gender: Female
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1 In Memoriam, JB Fay Zwicky , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2017 2017; (p. 1-2)
1 8 y separately published work icon The Collected Poems of Fay Zwicky Fay Zwicky , Tim Dolin (editor), Lucy Dougan (editor), Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2017 12015449 2017 selected work poetry

'This volume collects all of Fay Zwicky’s poetry, including previously uncollected and unpublished poems. It reveals an erudite, passionate, and highly inventive poet, whose consummate control of her craft places her at the summit of Australian poetry.' (Publication summary)

1 Ambushed by Hope : Extracts from Fay Zwicky's Journal Fay Zwicky , Lucy Dougan (editor), 2017 single work extract autobiography
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 62 no. 1 2017; (p. 19-27)

(25125-25126)

A fresh new book. I didn't intend to start another but the anticipation if testing memory was too tempting.Since the passing of the year of anaesthesia and fears of oblivion, I need to patch up the great holes of omission. (Introduction)

1 Little Fly i "My Mužka (‘little fly’ in Czech)", Fay Zwicky , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 393 2017; (p. 15)
1 1 Plain Speech : Extracts from Fay Zwicky’s Journals Fay Zwicky , Lucy Dougan , 2015 extract diary
— Appears in: Axon : Creative Explorations , November vol. 5 no. 2 2015;
'Fay Zwicky has kept a journal in longhand since 1975. Now up to its thirteenth volume, it is a combination of writer’s commonplace book, poetry work-book, and personal journal. In its pages Zwicky reflects on what it means for an artist with a cosmopolitan imagination to engage in and sustain a creative life in an isolated place. The following extracts are taken from Volume 5, which spans 1988 to 1992, when Zwicky was truly ‘mid-way through this life’. Here she is coming to terms with great loss, and is both stoical and open to the absurd. The volume is full of dreams and the unbidden arrival of deep childhood memories, which are interspersed with wide-ranging discussions of books, poems, music, and films, and with Zwicky’s often acerbic observations of herself and the world. What unites all these elements is the poetic logic of the journal. Images of light and dark recur, along with images of water, underworlds, and mothers. At this time, Zwicky is also exploring how she might approach a poetic voice as close to natural speech as possible. Beneath it all lies her continuing political engagement, and her telling observation that she is a poet ‘in the old vulnerable sense’. – Lucy Dougan
1 Droughtbreaker i "No sooner resolved never", Fay Zwicky , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Griffith Review , no. 47 2015; (p. 181)
1 In Rehab i "Dr Kiberu comes at dusk", Fay Zwicky , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 59 no. 2 2014; (p. 208-209) The Best Australian Poems 2015 2015;
1 Boat Song i "Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing,", Fay Zwicky , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: The West Australian , 5 August 2014; (p. 6) Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 5 no. 1 2015; (p. 101) The Best Australian Poems 2016 2016; (p. 181) Writing to the Wire 2016; (p. 40)
1 Crawling Across Tram Tracks : Extracts from Volumes 5 & 6 of Fay Zwicky’s Journal Lucy Dougan , Fay Zwicky , 2014 single work prose
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 46.1 2014;
1 Reflections on ‘Charon’ i "Twelve noon Monday, 38 degrees and rising.", Fay Zwicky , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 351 2013;
1 Reasons for Play i "Spruce from their analyses", Fay Zwicky , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 55 no. 2 2010; (p. 14-16)
1 2 y separately published work icon The Witnesses Fay Zwicky , Spit Junction : River Road Press , 2010 Z1690799 2010 selected work poetry
1 My Dachshund Schnitzel i "I will consider my Dachshund Schnitzel", Fay Zwicky , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 21 (New Series) 2009; (p. 7)
1 The Witnesses i "This morning, stirred beneath the agitation of the rain", Fay Zwicky , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008; (p. 143) The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009; (p. 186)
1 Pages i "Sitting late into the night,", Fay Zwicky , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 18 (New Series) 2008; (p. 157-158) The Best Australian Poems 2009 2009; (p. 230-231) The Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2014; (p. 552-553)
1 The Witness i "This morning, stirred beneath the agitation of the rain", Fay Zwicky , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 16 (New Series) 2008; (p. 206)
1 Neither Out Far, Nor in Deep Fay Zwicky , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 30 June 2007; (p. 22-23) Lines in the Sand : New Writing from Western Australia 2008; (p. 153-156)
1 y separately published work icon Afloat and Other Poems Fay Zwicky , Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2006 Z1584995 2006 selected work poetry
1 Poetry Promenaded i "They hear you're reading", Fay Zwicky , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Picnic 2006; (p. 77-79)
1 Genesis i "Shuffling phrases, images like card stacks,", Fay Zwicky , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Picnic 2006; (p. 75-76)
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