Books and other publications

In addition to Understan, Gavin’s writings have been anthologized and published in many reputed literary journals.

Testimony, Harbour Line, Mumbai and To the years coming and going were published in Poetry X Hunger in July 2022.

AHVAZ // AAVAZ // AVAAZ: A Chapbook Anthology of South Asian Poetry, League of Canadian Poets, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, editor (May 2022).

Konkan and Monsoon burial were published in the Monsoon issue of The Woman Inc, in October 2021.

This way to the sangam appeared in an article entitled The Cockroach of Memory: H. Masud Taj Converses with Gavin Barrett published in the long-format magazine, The Beacon (July 2021). The article itself is an excerpt from the Asian Heritage Month episode Gavin hosted on Howl on CIUT 89.5FM featuring Bänoo Zan and H Masud Taj and Ritesh Das’s Juno-nominated Toronto Tabla Ensemble.

The house she built for her father and Miracle were published in the Joao Roque Literary Journal, Issue 21 (Summer 2021).

Or every Indian restaurant blues was published in Fresh Voices 18 (October 2019), the League of Canadian Poets quarterly.

Julietta, good night; A fat woman’s dignity; Deccan; One Way Out and A Dream in a Train, of a Library were all published in Reasons For Belonging: Fourteen Contemporary Indian Poets, edited by Ranjit Hoskoté (Viking, 2002).

Deccan and One Way Out were published in Folio, the literary monthly of The Hindu (January 2001).

Apologia was published in the Toronto Review of Contemporary Writing Abroad Vol. 18, No. 1 (Fall 1999), edited by M.G. Vassanji.

A fat woman’s dignity and Deccan have been previously published in the Poetry Circle’s journal Poiesis (Winter 1993 / Summer 1994).

What Are Years was published in Vol. 50, Nos. 1-3, of the Indian P.E.N. magazine (January-March 1989), and Smoke In Your Hair was published in Vol. 2, No. 1, of the Bombay Poetry Circle’s quarterly newsletter, I to I (January/March 1990).