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Works published in EnglishEdit

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:


  • Adam Robertson, editor, Best Australian Poems 2010, Black Inc., anthology with works by[8]
  • Grant Caldwell, glass clouds, Five Islands Press
  • Les Murray, Taller When Prone, Black Inc., ISBN 978-1-86395-470-9
  • Dorothy Porter, Love Poems, Black Inc., ISBN 978-1-86395-492-1
  • Ron Pretty, Postcards From the Centre[9]
  • Thomas Shapcott, Parts of Us, University of Queensland Press
  • John Tranter, Starlight: 150 Poems, University of Queensland Press


India, in EnglishEdit


New ZealandEdit

Poets in Best New Zealand PoemsEdit

Poems from these 25 poets were selected by Robyn Marsack for Best New Zealand Poems 2009, published online this year:

United KingdomEdit

Anthologies in the United KingdomEdit

Poets included: Patience Agbabi, Jonathan Asser, Tiffany Atkinson, Simon Barraclough, Paul Batchelor, Kate Bingham, Julia Bird, Patrick Brandon, David Briggs, Andy Brown, Judy Brown, Colette Bryce, Matthew Caley, Siobhan Campbell, Vahni Capildeo, Melanie Challenger, Kate Clanchy, Polly Clark, Julia Copus, Sarah Corbett, Claire Crowther, Tim Cumming, Ailbhe Darcy, Peter Davidson, Nick Drake, Sasha Dugdale, Chris Emery, Bernardine Evaristo, Paul Farley, Leontia Flynn, Annie Freud, Alan Gillis, Jane Griffiths, Vona Groarke, Jen Hadfield, Sophie Hannah, Tracey Herd, Kevin Higgins, Matthew Hollis, A. B. Jackson, Anthony Joseph, Luke Kennard, Nick Laird, Sarah Law, Frances Leviston, Gwyneth Lewis, John McAuliffe, Chris McCabe, Helen Macdonald, Patrick McGuinness, Kona Macphee, Peter Manson, D. S. Marriott, Sam Meekings, Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra, Caitríona O'Reilly, Alice Oswald, Katherine Pierpoint, Clare Pollard, Jacob Polley, Diana Pooley, Richard Price, Sally Read, Deryn Rees-Jones, Neil Rollinson, Jacob Sam-La Rose, Antony Rowland, James Sheard, Zoë Skoulding, Catherine Smith, Jean Sprackland, John Stammers, Greta Stoddart, Sandra Tappenden, Tim Turnbull, Julian Turner, Mark Waldron, Ahren Warner, Tim Wells, Matthew Welton, David Wheatley, Sam Willetts, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, Tamar Yoseloff.

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United KingdomEdit

  • Ruth Padel, Silent Letters of the Alphabet, series of public lectures at Newcastle University, Bloodaxe Books
  • George Szirtes, Fortinbras at the Fishhouses, series of public lectures at Newcastle University, Bloodaxe Books

United StatesEdit

Anthologies in the United StatesEdit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United StatesEdit

Poets in The Best American Poetry 2010Edit

These poets appeared in The Best American Poetry 2010, with David Lehman, general editor, and Amy Gerstler, guest editor (who selected the poetry):[24]

Works Published by LanguageEdit

Danish languageEdit

French languageEdit


Anthologies in FranceEdit
  • Marie-Claire Bancquart, editor, Couleurs femmes: Poèmes de 57 femmes, Le Castor Astral
  • Christine Planté, editor, Femmes poètes du XIXe siècle: Une anthologie, PUL
  • Erhan Turgut, editor, Voix de femmes. Anthologie de femmes poètes et photographes du monde, Turquoise Editions



Spanish languageEdit

Other languagesEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

Awards announced this year:


Australia awards and honorsEdit

Canada awards and honorsEdit

New Zealand awards and honorsEdit

United Kingdom awards and honorsEdit

United States awards and honorsEdit

From the Poetry Society of America[35]Edit

From the Poetry Society of Virginia[36] Student Poetry ContestEdit

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Poetry Society Prize

  • 1st place Catherine Ray, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Where Poems Hide For Me"
  • 2nd place Sophia Rose Carbonneau, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Alter Ego"
  • 3rd place Abbie Hinchman, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem “What's in My Journal”
  • 1st Honorable Mention Abbey Hutchins, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Wabanaki"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Hari Srinivasan, Cupertino, CA for the poem “Non-Entity”
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Sophie Bell, Pound Ridge, NY for the poem "The Calming Book"

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Jenkins Prize

  • 1st place Edyt Dickstein, Livingston, NJ for the poem "Promises"

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Virginia Student Prize

  • 1st place Lauren Rae (Wren) Brown, Springfield, VA for the poem “Truly (Louis XVI's monologue)”
  • 2nd place Meredith Makhoul, Richmond VA for the poem "Intersection of Patterson and Chopt"
  • 3rd place Taylor Knight, Richmond, VA for the poem "Father"
  • 1st Honorable Mention Audrey Crothers, Virginia Beach, VA for the poem "Odysseus Returns"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention James Ruml, Richmond, VA for the poem "I Wanted"
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Hunter Johnson, Richmond, VA for the poem "English Class"

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-8 Category – Undergraduate College

  • 1st place Chelsea Henderson, Charlottesville, VA for the poem "Indignities"
  • 2nd place Stephanie Wang, Roslyn, NY for the poem "He Wrote My Name In Snow"
  • 3rd place Audrey Walls, Richmond, VA for the poem “My Sister, January 1989”
  • 1st Honorable Mention Liam Kane-Grade, Prairie du Sac, WI for the poem "Ants in the Rain"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Nathan W. Friedman, Richmond, VA for the poem, “Re-enactors”

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-5 Category – Grades 9 & 10

  • 1st place Amber Brown, Oak Park, IL for the poem "Moon"
  • 2nd place Alexis Mia Phillips, Oak Park IL for the poem “Case# 07CR0304”
  • 3rd place Damiano R. Girona, Newport News, VA for the poem "Natural Love"

2010 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-4 Category – Grades 7 & 8

  • 1st place Maria Abrams, Bedford, NY for the poem "Sentences"
  • 2nd place Domonique, Hampton, VA for the poem "Just Because"
  • 3rd place Heidi Ziegra, Edgecomb, ME for the poem “Blue Jay, Black Cat”
  • 1st Honorable Mention Corey Albright, Bedford NY, for the poem "The Bus"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Abby Williams, Richmond, VA for the poem "Devotion"
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Abbey Hutchins for the poem "Together"


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Czech poet Ludvik Kundera in 2009
Scottish poet Edwin Morgan, in February

See alsoEdit


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