Here are a couple of belated news items:
The spring issue of Simply Haiku is online.
The Heron's Nest Readers' Choice Awards for 2008, Volume X have been posted.
And this just in from Jeffrey Woodward:
Call for Submissions
Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose
Issue 1. Summer 2009
You are invited to submit haibun and tanka prose for the Summer 2009 premiere issue of Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose. The submission deadline is March 31, 2009. Submissions will NOT close earlier than the deadline.
Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose is a biannual journal—a print literary journal, a PDF ebook, and a digital online magazine—dedicated to the publication and promotion of fine English haibun and tanka prose. We seek traditional and innovative haibun and tanka prose of high quality and desire to assimilate the best of these Japanese genres into a continuously evolving English tradition. In addition to haibun and tanka prose, we publish articles, essays, book reviews and interviews pertinent to these same genres.
Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose specializes in fine haibun and tanka prose. All selection decisions will be made at the sole discretion of the editor.
Previously unpublished work, not on offer elsewhere, is solicited.
Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose, Baltimore, Maryland USA. Website: http://www.modernhaibunandtankaprose.com/ Editor: Jeffrey Woodward. Email up to five haibun, five tanka prose, and five short works to the Editor at MHTP(dot)EDITOR(at)GMAIL(dot)COM . Before submitting, please read the detailed submission guidelines and haibun and tanka prose selection criteria on the website at www.modernhaibunandtankaprose.com/submit.html.
Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose looks for top quality haibun and tanka prose in natural, modern English idiom. No payment for publication. No contributor copies. Publishes a print edition (6" x 9" trade paperback), a PDF ebook, and an online digital edition.
Thank you for sharing this call widely.
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor, Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose