A Journal for Linking Poets
YEAR OF THE OX
Haiga by Maya Lyubenova and Colin Stewart Jones
SHE TREADS LIGHTLY
HAIKU IN TRANSLATION
Haiga by Jerry Dreessen and Mark Smith
CREATING OUR WORLD
CRICKETS by Yu Chang
FAUSTIAN by Gene Doty
AS IT HAPPENS by James Fowler
CALLS TO ME by c w hawes
SAY by c w hawes
THE TASTE by c w hawes
FRIENDSHIP by Ruth Holzer
Haiga by Frank Williams
PROSE AND POETRY
WINTER HIBERNATION by Cindy Bell
ROTTING by c w hawes
CHANGING TIMES by c w hawes
SOLITUDE by c w hawes
Haiga by Mary Davila
REINCARNATION by c w hawes
ANY COLOR SO LONG AS IT'S . . . by Linda Papancolou
APPLICATION by Tom Cunliffe
FATHER FROM REST by Tom Cunliffe
THE NEWS by Roger Jones
SNOWSHOES by Patrick M. Pilarski
TIDE LINES by Patrick M. Pilarski
EVENING SHADOWS by Trish Shaw
TAKING THE PLUNGE by Barbara A. Taylor
TRUST by Patricia Prime
CONSTITUTIONAL by James Fowler
ANOTHER ROOM by James Fowler
SUMMER TANKA by Don Ammons
THE BREAKERS by Ed Baranosky
MAROONED by Ed Baranosky
HAUNTING HER BEDSIDE by Carl Brennan
UNTITLED by Dawn Bruce
FOR LYNX by Gerard John Conforti
WINTER REEDS by Ruth Holzer
UNTITLED by Elizabeth Howard
ILUKO HAIKU by Alegria Imperial
PRISON SEQUENCE by Antonio Laravie
SKELETON RENGA by Dick Pettit
ON EXTENDED LEAVE by Rich Magahiz
BABY BOOK by Jane Reichhold
FULL MOON by R.K.Singh
BETWEEN THE SHOWERS by Barbara A. Taylor
WORLD TOUR by A. Thiagarajan
OFF SEASON by A. Thiagarajan
EARLY DAWN by A. Thiagarajan
FOGGY SUNRISE by A. Thiagarajan
RONDEL by Gene Doty, CONNECTVITY by Barbara A. Taylor, James Tipton, c w hawes, john martone, John Winfield, Joanna M. Weston.
Haiga by Dawn Bruce
White Petals by Harue Aoki. Shichigatsudo Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. ISBN: 978-4-87944-120-1. Perfect bound with glassine dust jacket, 5 x 7.25 inches, Introduction by Sanford Goldstein, 130 pages, ¥1500.
The Unworn Necklace by Roberta Beary, edited by John Barlow. Snapshot Press, P.O Box 123, Waterloo, Liverpool, United Kingdom L22 8WZ: 2007. Trade perfect bound with color cover, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 80 pages one haiku per page. US$14; UK£7.99.
Seeing It Now: haiku & tanka by Marjorie Buettner. Red Dragonfly Press, press-in-residence at the Anderson Center, P.O. Box 406, Red Wing, MN 55066. Cover illustration by Jauneth Skinner. Introduction by H.F. Noyes. Perfect bound, 5.5 x 8.5, 44 pages, $15. ISBN:978-1-890193-85-0.
Songs Dedicated to my Mother – Julia Conforti by Gerard J. Conforti AHA Online Books, 2008.
Kindle of Green by Cherie Hunter Day and David Rice. Letterpress on emerald Stardream cover and hand-sewn binding by Swamp Press. Illustrations by Cherie Hunter Day. ISBN: 978-0-934714-36-5, 48 pages, 5.5 x 8 inches, $13 ppd. USA and Canada. $15 for international orders. Write to Cherie Hunter Day, P.O. Box 910562, San Diego, CA 92191.
Because of a Seagull by Gilles Fabre. The Fishing Cat Press. Perfect bound, 8.5 x 5.5, unnumbered pages, two haiku per page. Includes a CD with a French translation of the poems. 2005. ISBN:0-9551071-0-5.
Gatherings: A Haiku Anthology edited by Stanford M. Forrester. Bottle Rockets Book #13. Published by Bottle Rockets Press, P.O. Box 189Windsor, Connecticut, 06095. Flat spine, color cover, 5 x 6.5 inches, 78 pages, ISBN:978-0-9792257-2-7, $14.
Opening the Pods by Silva Ley. Translation from the Dutch Ontbolstering by Silva Ley. AHA Online Book, 2008.
In the Company of Crows: Haiku and Tanka Between the Tides by Carole MacRury. Edited by Cathy Drinkwater Better. Black Cat Press, Eldersburg, Maryland: 2008. Perfect bound, 140 pages, sumi-e by Ion Codrescu, author and artist notes, $18.
The Japanese Universe for the 21st Century: Japanese / English Japanese Haiku 2008, edited and published by the Modern Haiku Association (Gendai Haiku Kyokai) Tokyo, Japan. Perfect bound, dust jacket, 220 pages, indexed, bilingual with kanji and romaji for each poem. Translation of haiku by David Burleigh and prose by Richard Wilson ISBN:978-4-8161-0712-2, $25.
Haiku, Haibun, Haiga – De la un poem la altul by Valentin Nicolitov. Societatea Scritorilor Militari, Bucuresti: 2008. Translated from Romanian into English and French. Flat-spine, 5.5 x 8 inches, 142 pages. ISBN:978-973-8941-34-2.
Floating Here and There written and translated by Ikuyo Okamoto. Kadokawa Shoten. ISBN:978-4-04-52039-5, US$15. Perfect bound, 4 x 7, 130 pages, bilingual with poems in kanji and English.
So the Elders Say – Tanka Sequence by Carol Purington and Larry Kimmel. Folded 8 x 11 inches single sheet with color photos. Winfred Press, 2008
The Irresistible Hudson: A Haiku Tribute Based on Yiddish Poetry by Martin Wasserman. Honors Press, Adirondack Community College, State University of New York, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, New York, 12804. Flat-spine, 28 pages, 5.5 x 8 inches. No Price, no web access given.
The Tanka Prose Anthology, edited by Jeffrey Woodward. Modern English Tanka Press, PO Box 43717, Baltimore, MD 21236 USA. Perfect bound, 6 x 9, 175 pages, biographies of contributors, bibliography, $12.95. Available through Lulu.com
Tanka written and translated by Geert Verbeke. Cover photo by Jenny Ovaere taken in Nagarkot Nepal. Printed by Cybernit.net, in Govindpur Colony, Allahabad, India. 2008. Perfect bound with color cover, 5.25 x 8.5 inches, 48 pages, with two poems per page in Dutch and English. Contact Geert Verbeke for purchase information. He often will do a simple trade; send him your book and he will send you his.
NOTES OF OTHER BOOKS AND REVIEWS
Jack Fruit Moon, haiku and tanka by Robert D. Wilson, Published by Modern English Tanka Press. Available from Lulu.com, from major booksellers, and from the publisher. Complete information and a mail or email order form are available online. Trade paperback price: $16.95 USD. ISBN 978-0-9817691-4-1. 204 pages, 6.00" x 9.00", perfect binding, 60# cream interior paper, black and white interior ink, 100# exterior paper, full-color exterior ink.
Curtis Dunlap, Christopher Herold, Salvatore Buttaci, Mike Montreuil, Renee Owen, Sheri Files, Linda Papanicolaou, . Rabbi Neil Fleischmann, Robin Bownes, Allison Millcock, Dick Pettit, Patrick M. Pilarski
CONTESTS AND CONTEST RESULTS
Kikakuza Haibun Contest - English Section
Pinewood Haiku Contest
ADVERTISEMENTS OF MAGAZINES, BOOKS AND WEBSITES
White Lotus – A Journal of Short Asian Verse & Haiga
Rusty Tea Kettle
Proposing to the Woman in the Rear View Mirror by James Tipton
The Heron's Nest
THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Gillina Cox
Curtis Dunlap's blog at Curtis Dunlap
MET 10, Winter 2008, has been published in print and digital editions.
Call for Submissions Modern English Tanka. Issue Vol. 3, No. 3. Spring 2009
Pat Lichen's new website.
website of Isidro Iturat.
The new issue of Shamrock Haiku Journal,
A TALE OF A FESTIVAL
THE FIRST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE HAIKU ANTHOLOGY
THE REVOLUTION IS SETTING THE CHILDREN OUT ON THE RAPIDS WHERE THEY KEEP FLOATING ALONG
This issue of Lynx is dedicated to two founding fathers of haiku - Mario Fitterer in Germany and William J. Higginson in United States.
died on 13. January 2009
William J. Higginson
1938 - 2008
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