Gavin’s poetry has been published in many reputed literary journals.

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 in Vol. 2, No. 1, of the Bombay Poetry Circle’s quarterly newsletter, I to I (January/March 1990).

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 edited by M.G. Vassanji.

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).