Fleur Adcock: ‘Having sex with the dead’ was published in Poetry London Spring 2010, p.11

Hinemoana Baker: 'methods of assessing the likely presence of a terrorist threat in a remote indigenous community' was published in koiwi koiwi, Victoria University Press, 2010

Emma Barnes: 'Milk for Money' was published in Landfall 219: On Music, Otago University Press, 2010

Sarah Jane Barnett: 'Dennis Dowthitt' was published in Hue & Cry 4: Champion This!, 2010

Miro Bilborough: 'Small-time Spectre' was first published in Sport 37, and later published in Small-time Spectre, Kilmog Press, 2010

Jenny Bornholdt: 'May' was published in Heroes Congress, Dublin Poetry Review, 2010

James Brown: 'The Green Plastic Toy' was published in Pocket Money / Against Gravity, Duets 2010

Kate Camp: 'Mute Song' was published in The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls, Victoria University Press, 2010

Geoff Cochrane: 'The Lich-Gate' was published in The Worm in the Tequila, Victoria University Press, 2010

Jennifer Compton: 'Mi Scappa una Poesia' was published in Barefoot, Picaro Press (Australia), 2010

David Eggleton: 'Drowned Volcano' was published in Time of the Icebergs, Otago University Press, 2010

Cliff Fell: 'Secret Vita' was published in Turbine 10

John Gallas: 'Nerval paraded the gardens of the Palais-Royal with a lobster on a pale blue ribbon' was published in Forty Lies by Carcanet (UK), 2010

Anna Jackson: 'Spring' was published in Turbine 10

Lynn Jenner: 'The Russian Point of View' was published in Turbine 10

Anne Kennedy: 'Hawaiiki' was published in Home and Away 2010: All Together Now by the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre, 2010

Anna Livesey: 'Go' was published in The Moonmen, Victoria University Press, 2010

Cilla McQueen: 'Ripples' was published in The Radio Room, Otago University Press, 2010

David Mitchell: 'Old song' was published in Steal Away Boy, Auckland University Press, 2010

Bill Nelson: 'Giant steps' was published in Hue & Cry 4: Champion This!, 2010

John Newton: 'Turnaround' was published in Lives of the Poets, Victoria University Press, 2010

Gregory O'Brien: 'The non-singing seats' was published in the booklet accompanying the Maxwell Fernie – 100 Year Tribute (CD), Maxwell Fernie Trust, 2010

Kerrin P. Sharpe: 'Sewing the world' was published in Takahe 69

Elizabeth Smither: 'Restaurant, stars' was published in New Zealand Books, Peppercorn Press, 2010

Ian Wedde: 'Harry Martens' was published in broadsheet: new new zealand poetry 5, May 2010

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