XIX:2 June, 2004
A Journal for Linking Poets
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Deadline for the Tanka Splendor Awards is September 30, 2004. Remember you need to have entered your tanka in order to be able to vote. Read all the rules and send your poems in at TANKA SPLENDOR Contest Rules
(Click on the bold-faced section names to find the individual works.)
HAIKU SEQUENCE ,
,LAST JUNE by Ruth Holzer, SAPPHO (adapted from Fragments 98a, 98b) by Andrew MacArthur, SUNSET MANOR by Fran Masat, SMALL DEEDS by Fran Masat, SILENCE by ron moss, SEEKER by maria van dongen
Early Evening Pieces by Marianne Bluger. BuschekBooks, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: 2004. Trade paperback, 8.5 x 5.5, 84 pages, ISBN:1-894543-14-9, $15.00. Order from The Literary Press Group of Canada, 192 Spadina Ave., Suite 501, Toronto, ON M5T 2C2, Canada. Phone:514.605.6931 or web site.
The Sound of One Thigh Clapping: Haiku for a Thinner You by Meredith Clair. Workman Publishing, New York: 2004. Hardcover with glossy dust jacket, 4 x 6 inches, 124 pages, ISBN:0-7611-3142-6, US$10.95 $15.95 in Canada.
On Cat Time by William Hart. Timberline Press: 2004. Flat-spine, 5 x 5 inches, illustrations by Jayasri Majumdar, 32 pages, ISBN:0-944049-31-5, $7.50 + $2.00 S&H. Order from Timberline Press, Clarence Wolfshohl, 6281 Red Bud, Fulton, MO 65251.
Insects - Mushi and other Small Creature: Three Haiku Sequences by June Moreau, Jane Reichhold and Giselle Maya. Koyama Press, Saint Martin de Castillon, Provence, France:2004. Hand-tied, hand-made paper covers, 6 x 10 inches, 48 pages, illustrated by Dao Yan Hu with calligraphy by Yasuo Mizui, $18.00. E-mail Giselle Maya or Jane.
Sunlight Comes and Goes: haiku by Francine Porad. Vandina Press, Bellevue Washington:2004. Saddle-stapled, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations by Francine Porad, Introduction by John Stevenson, ISBN: 1-88738-24-4, $15.00. Order from the author at 10392 NE 12th Street, I-307, Bellevue, WA 98004.
Kokoro: Haiku and Senryu by Geert Verbeke. Empty Sky, Kortrijk, Flanders:2004. Trade paperback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 68 pages, ISBN: 90-805634-63, $25. Email Geert Verbeke for your best method of payment.
Breasts of Snow Fumiko Nakajo: Her tanka and her life written by Hatsue Kawamura and Jane Reichhold. The Japan Times Book Division, Tokyo, Japan:2004. Trade paperback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 152 pages, ISBN:4-7890-1161-5, $20.00, ¥2000E. In the States, copies can be ordered from Jane Reichhold.
Ed Baranosky explains the glosa renga and his work with Melisa Fauceglia, Jen Findlay and Holly Briesmaster; Tom Clausen discusses his work with Werner Reichhold; Dick Pettit discusses his work in renga with Francis Attard (Malta) John Carley and Colin Blundell; Larry Kimmel writes in response to Werner's poem, "The Apparition Gyrated" in the last issue of Lynx.; Karina Klesko describes a new form she has devised with Cindy Tebo; Daniel W. Schwerin, winner of several Tanka Splendor Awards introduces his sijo; Francis P. Attard explains why he had stopped submitting to Participation Renga (but has returned again, anyhow!); Haiku Reality is a new Serbian and English magazine from the editor - Sasa Vazic as reported by Zoran Doderovic; suhni reminds us of the newest from Mother Tongued; Kenneth P. Gurney, editor of tmpoetry.com and Joan Payne Kincaid report on Kincaid's newest online book - Snap Shoots; . - Gino Peregrini invites readers to visit The Ghazal Page; A new Literary Ezine - MindFire Renewed – launched and in the hands of Gary Blankenship; Zolo reports on his workshop at the New York BOCES (board of cooperative educational services) and includes the latest zen-bo poems; Alec Findlay sends the Renga Calendar 2004 of events in Scotland. Linda Jeannette Ward sends the scoop on a tanka contest with a deadline of July 15th; Jane Reichhold includes the "100 link renga form for summer."
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Next Lynx is scheduled for October, 2004.