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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 First... Then... : Poems from Planet Autism
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'First...Then... is a short collection of 24 poems, mostly dramatic monlogues in various voices. The poems focus on the experience of living with autism, but you do not need to know or be an autistic person to enjoy this book. The poems are by turns moving, harrowing and laugh-out-loud funny, and provide a unique window into a much misunderstood facet of the human experience.'

Source: CircleQuirk website, http://circlequirk.wordpress.com/

Sighted: 14/10/2016

Notes

  • Book launched in Canberra at the Chifley Community Hub, at the premises of Autism Asperger ACT on 8 April 2012, and by Alan Gould at Smith's Alternative Bookshop, Civic on 11 April 2012.

  • Publication supported by ArtsACT and the ACT Government for the New Projects Grant.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    This work has been affiliated because it focuses on the topic of autism.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: Ginninderra Press , 2012 .
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      Courtesy of Ginninderra Press
      Extent: 45p.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Melind Smith.
      ISBN: 9781740277341

Works about this Work

Woman Alive George Thomas , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July - August vol. 58 no. 7/8 2014; (p. 139-140)

— Review of Drag Down to Unlock or Place an Emergency Call Melinda Smith , 2014 selected work poetry ; First... Then... : Poems from Planet Autism Melinda Smith , 2012 selected work poetry
Another Planet, Other Places Peter Pierce , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of First... Then... : Poems from Planet Autism Melinda Smith , 2012 selected work poetry ; The Sunset Assumption John Foulcher , 2012 selected work poetry
Another Planet, Other Places Peter Pierce , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of First... Then... : Poems from Planet Autism Melinda Smith , 2012 selected work poetry ; The Sunset Assumption John Foulcher , 2012 selected work poetry
Woman Alive George Thomas , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July - August vol. 58 no. 7/8 2014; (p. 139-140)

— Review of Drag Down to Unlock or Place an Emergency Call Melinda Smith , 2014 selected work poetry ; First... Then... : Poems from Planet Autism Melinda Smith , 2012 selected work poetry
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