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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Anonymous Premonition
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'Winner of the 2005 David Unaipon Award, Anonymous Premonition gives the low-down on what it is to be an Indigenous woman today. Her collection of startling and fresh poems treats us to an energetic and unconventional journey from love, sex, empowerment and travel to motherhood and family, activism and grief.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • Dedication: To Kevin, my confidante, protector and my mate
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Ballroom Romancingi"It was the late 1960s", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 3)
The Grandest Finali"As a little girl growing up I always wanted to play football", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 4-6)
It Takes A Villagei"As I watch the sun go down I know playtime is almost over", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 7)
The Old School Daysi"In 1982 my best friend sat beside me in the playground at school", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 8-10)
Womani"Carrying shadows over shoulders", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 13)
Storytelleri"Hey girl", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Through My Eyesi"When I look at Aboriginal women I see Murri, Koori, Nungah, Nyungar, Yolngu and Palawa", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 16)
I Ami"I am Aboriginal art, I am flora and fauna Indigenous to this land", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 17)
Motherhoodi"I love my suburban backyard and sharing it with you", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Childhoodi"Can somebody please tell me why it is that little girls like to rummage through their mother's blanket box?", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 20)
Home Sweet Homei"Blue/skies/light/sounds/sun/glaring", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 21-23)
Primary Educationi"In year one I was the quiet native, two years later the friendly coloured girl", Yvette Holt , 2006 single work poetry (p. 27)
Against The Oddsi"When I was 21 years of age I broke seven mirrors in seven days", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 28)
Close The Gapi"This morning I will be attending a funeral, the funeral of a young fellow,", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 29)
Serving It Upi"This morning breakfast will be on me, (my shout)", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
A Writer's Chopping Blocki"Rock climbing over mountains of literature", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 32)
Mr Bigi"Mr Big emails me constantly about the weather in South Australia/", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 33)
Words...i"Words fall out of my pocket", Yvette Holt , 2007 single work poetry (p. 34)
Note: With title: Words fall out of my pocket, gratuitous sentences milling around the water cooler
Anonymous Premonitioni"Before you dreamed of me I was ordering scrambled eggs well done", Yvette Holt , 2006 single work poetry (p. 35)
September Rain (2004)i"Remind me again of that cold September night when your arms reached out from across the horizon", Yvette Holt , 2008 single work poetry (p. 36)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

$25,000 Prize for Feminist Poet 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 September no. 484 2010; (p. 28)
'Radical feminist poet Yvette R. Holt has won a $25,000 prize for a series of poems about the role of Aboriginal women.' Source: Koori Mail no.484, 8 September 2010
Untitled Terry Whitebeach , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: BlueDog , December vol. 7 no. 14 2008; (p. 37-41)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
Stark Lyricism Tells the Story of Aboriginal Women in Australia Kelly Manning , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 22 no. 2 2008; (p. 176-177)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
Daughter of the Song Jena Woodhouse , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 20 no. 1 2008;

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
Holt Is On The Write Track 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 October no. 436 2008; (p. 48)
A Poetic Premonition Tegan Taylor , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: UQNews , April no. 573 2008; (p. 21)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
A Voice Loud and Proud 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 12 March no. 421 2008; (p. 45)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
Lines That Leap Like A Kangaroo Lyn McCredden , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 July 2008; (p. 30)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White , 2007 selected work poetry ; Press Release Lisa Gorton , 2007 selected work poetry
Suburb Inspires Author Eliza Plant , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: South-West News/Springfield News , 23 April 2008; (p. 9)

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
'The digits 4077 are an inspiration for Aboriginal author Yvette Holt. They form the suburb's postcode where she started her journey - Inala'. (Insight South-West News)
Daughter of the Song Jena Woodhouse , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 20 no. 1 2008;

— Review of Anonymous Premonition Yvette Holt , 2008 selected work poetry
LOTL Girls : Yvette Madeleine Marx-Bentley , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Lesbians on the Loose , September vol. 18 no. 9 2007; (p. 11)
'I like to think that my experiences, my observations, my desires and my imagination all surface through my poetry'.
To Yvette Holt, A Beloved Book... 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 April no. 423 2008; (p. 50)
The book deals with themes such as growing up in Inala, relationships, womanhood and identity through free-form verse. (Koori Mail) 9/04/2008
Academic, Poet Take Out State Literary Awards 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 10 September no. 434 2008; (p. 37)
'Poet Yvette Holt and academic Marcia Langton have taken out awards in the 2008 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards in Melbourne.' (Koori Mail 10/09/2008)
Holt Is On The Write Track 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 October no. 436 2008; (p. 48)
$25,000 Prize for Feminist Poet 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 September no. 484 2010; (p. 28)
'Radical feminist poet Yvette R. Holt has won a $25,000 prize for a series of poems about the role of Aboriginal women.' Source: Koori Mail no.484, 8 September 2010
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