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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.

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  • Paperback


    July 25, 2005


    104 pages

    RRP $24.95

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The Horseman's Word
Charles Bukowski
In Doctor No's Garden
O Westport In The Light Of Asia Minor
The Asylum Dance
My Alexandria
Young Eliot
Happily Never After
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The Poets' Daughters
Speak, Old Parrot
Strange Meetings
New Selected Poems
The Mara Crossing