Charlie Trumbull reports that the mailing of the autumn issue of Modern Haiku was completed earlier this week. This is the largest MH yet—156 pages—and includes features on the love haiku of Raymond Roseliep (Randy Brooks) and the senryu of Tsuru Akira (Richard Minear) and an essay-review by Scott Metz of The Haiku Universe for the 21st Century, plus the usual offerings of hundreds of haiku, senryu, haibun, haiga, etc. Sample work will be on the MH Web site very soon: <www.modernhaiku.org>. Single copies are still $11.00 postpaid in the US. Inquire at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Charlie Smith reports that a new issue of the Asahi Haikuist Network is online.
Another Poetea reading will occur exactly one week from today. This from Dave Russo and Bob Moyer:
Poetea: A Taste of Poetry and Tea
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Golden flower T'ai Chi Center
612 N. Trade St.
Winston Salem, NC
Come spend a pleasant hour sampling the superb teas available from the Golden Flower Center's Bubbling Well, as well as the exquisite haiku verse of poets from the NC Haiku Society. The reading will be a book launch party for CHASING THE SUN, a collection of haiku written in and about Winston Salem. Published by the NC Haiku Society and edited by Bob Moyer, the book features poems by poets from across America. In this fourth POETEA. poetry and tea will flow back and forth for a refreshing afternoon. And it's FREE.
A few videos of previous readings are available on this page.