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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Latecomers
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'Winner of the prestigious Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, Jaya Savige’s latecomers is a first collection of poems by one of Australia’s most exciting young poets. Lively, playful, and always intelligent, Savige’s poems show an awareness of place, of the inescapability of history, and a personal commitment to the precision of language. ‘The poems in latecomers go beyond what we take for granted these days in a first collection: refinement of language and cadence, allusiveness, wit. Moving easily through abstract wonders and the streets of the inner city, they return for nourishment to family and ‘the Island’ – Bribie, its fishing-life and beaches – as a test always of what is native and endures’ – DAVID MALOUF' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: In memory of my mother.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Unofficial History of Pavilion, Jaya Savige , 2005 sequence poetry (p. 1-13)
Desires are Already Memoriesi"I have come to expect", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 3-5)
A Place for the Raini"here", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 6)
Odometeri"Counting the kilometers", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 7)
Catch You Lateri"I walk towards my shadow", Jaya Savige , 2004 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Partisani"trains, always trains", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 10)
Souveniri"We arrived as the sun was sinking", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 11)
New Year's Day 1239i"morning.", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Skirmish Point, Jaya Savige , 2005 sequence poetry (p. 15-43)
Hamartiai"They thought our Wirraways were Zeroes", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 17)
The Master of Small Violencesi"He wakes at ten, opens up a can of tinned peaches", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 18)
Brennan Parki"I chase the eclipse off the end of the jetty", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 19)
Exchange at Skirmish Pointi"Elbows raised up above the outgoing tide,", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
First Avenuei"spans the width of the island", Jaya Savige , 2004 single work poetry (p. 22)
Void if Removedi"circus of light", Jaya Savige , 2003 single work poetry (p. 23)
The Metal Detectorsi"He sang of old coins buried beneath the dunes,", Jaya Savige , 2003-2004 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Salute the New Prosperoi"whatever you do don't inhale the weapons.", Jaya Savige , 2002 single work poetry (p. 26)
Tarpaulin Musteri"picking up the napkin you articulate my own response", Jaya Savige , 2003 single work poetry (p. 27)
West Endi"this gentle aphasia", Jaya Savige , 2005 single work poetry (p. 28)
National Museumi"a currawong pecks at scraps", Jaya Savige , 2004 single work poetry (p. 29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

New Poetry, 2005-2006 Megan McKinlay , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 60-73)
Argues for the importance of first impressions in reading and appreciating poems.
Untitled Philip Neilsen , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 13 no. 2 2006; (p. 105-106)

— Review of Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry
Late But Closing Fast Susan Wyndam , 2006 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 October 2006; (p. 30-31)
Aspects of Time and Loss Louise Waller , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , no. 3 2006;

— Review of Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry
Heavy Hitters Kerry Leves , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 183 2006; (p. 73-77)

— Review of Friendly Fire Jennifer Maiden , 2005 selected work poetry ; The Kindly Ones Susan Hampton , 2005 selected work poetry ; Gateway to the Sphinx Tony Page , 2004 selected work poetry ; Head and Shin Tim Thorne , 2004 selected work poetry ; The People Singers : The Surfers Paradise Poems John Millett , 2005 selected work poetry ; Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry ; Avenues and Runways Aidan Coleman , 2005 selected work poetry ; Rattus Rattus : New and Selected Poems Peter Rose , 2005 selected work poetry ; Best Bitter Tim Thorne , 2006 selected work poetry
A Larger View Chris Edwards , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 276 2005; (p. 58)

— Review of Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry
Rhyme and Reason: Enduring Obscurity's Poetry in Motion Peter Pierce , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of Geology : Poems Kevin Murray , 2005 selected work poetry ; Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry ; Avenues and Runways Aidan Coleman , 2005 selected work poetry ; The People Singers : The Surfers Paradise Poems John Millett , 2005 selected work poetry
Heavy Hitters Kerry Leves , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 183 2006; (p. 73-77)

— Review of Friendly Fire Jennifer Maiden , 2005 selected work poetry ; The Kindly Ones Susan Hampton , 2005 selected work poetry ; Gateway to the Sphinx Tony Page , 2004 selected work poetry ; Head and Shin Tim Thorne , 2004 selected work poetry ; The People Singers : The Surfers Paradise Poems John Millett , 2005 selected work poetry ; Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry ; Avenues and Runways Aidan Coleman , 2005 selected work poetry ; Rattus Rattus : New and Selected Poems Peter Rose , 2005 selected work poetry ; Best Bitter Tim Thorne , 2006 selected work poetry
Aspects of Time and Loss Louise Waller , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , no. 3 2006;

— Review of Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry
Untitled Philip Neilsen , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 13 no. 2 2006; (p. 105-106)

— Review of Latecomers Jaya Savige , 2005 selected work poetry
Late But Closing Fast Susan Wyndam , 2006 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 October 2006; (p. 30-31)
New Poetry, 2005-2006 Megan McKinlay , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 60-73)
Argues for the importance of first impressions in reading and appreciating poems.
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