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Jaya Savige

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Jaya Savige was born in Sydney and grew up on Bribie Island and in Brisbane. His first collection, Latecomers (UQP 2005), won the NSW Premier’s Kenneth Slessor Prize, the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize and the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award, and was shortlisted for a number of others. In 2007 he was a writer in residence at the B.R. Whiting Studio, Rome. In addition to his appearances at numerous festivals and events across Australia, Jaya has given readings in New York, London, Berlin, Prague, Milan, Turin and Bali. He edits poetry for The Australian and is currently studying for a PhD in English at the University of Cambridge.
ALL TITLES BY JAYA SAVIGE
Latecomers
Latecomers
Jaya Savige


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 al ...


Surface to Air
Surface to Air
Jaya Savige


Surface to Air, evolving over a period of five years from 2006—2011, is an impressive follow-up to Savige’s extremely successful debut latecomers. It charts Jaya’s various poetic influences during thi ...


AWARDS
Longlisted for the 2012 ASAL ALS Gold Medal
Winner of the 2010 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
Winner of the 2004 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize