Jaya Savige

Jaya Savige was born in Sydney, grew up on Bribie Island, and lives in London, where he lectures at New College of the Humanities at Northeastern. He is the author of Latecomers, which won the NSW Premier’s Kenneth Slessor Prize, and Surface to Air, which was shortlisted for The Age Poetry Book of the Year. His latest collection, Change Machine, was published by UQP in 2020.

‘Chops and surrender’: Nam Le Interviews Jaya Savige

Jaya Savige was born in Sydney, raised on Bribie Island, and lives in London. Jaya has lived overseas since 2009, when he received a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to read for a PhD on James Joyce at the University of Cambridge (Christ’s College).

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Surveying What Adheres

What was your status as of Monday? Low on cling film. Fine for surface spray. Name one highlight of your current job. Midway on my journey to the Tube the sticky men come tumbling down the glass of the High …

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Francois Sagat O’Malley: Glad Pews and the Good Steeple

you don’t always want what you say, or say what you do (do you): Notes of a Warring Class, J.H. Prynne   Lodge the pre-budget ambit claim. Graphs observe their models. The steam rises. The sport of the day’s nadir. …

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National Museum

Jaya Savige lives on Bribie Island, in Moreton Bay, Queensland. His work has appeared in various newspapers, magazines, journals and e-zines, including The Age, Australian Book Review, Journal of Australian Studies, Cultural Studies Review, Meanjin, Overland and The Weekend Australian Review. He is also the recipient of the 2003 Val Vallis Poetry Award.

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