Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Tuesday updates

The January issue of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature has been released featuring poems by Philip DeLoach, Warren Gossett, Charlotte Hamrick, Kevin Cutrer, Mark Folse, Patricia L. Johnson, Anthony Robbins, Donald Harbour, Scott Whitaker, Joseph Olschner, Anderson O’Brien and Lana Maht Wiggins:

Shape of a Box

Issue 65 of Shape of a Box is online with poems by Rivka Keren.


Winter Moon Awards for Haiku 2009 Results

This just in from Carolyn Thomas:

First Prize $100

record heat

my mind full

of mistakes

Glenn G. Coats VA

Second Prize $50

   her sixty fifth

she shows us a rare iris

             deeply veined

John Parsons UK

Third Prize $25


the color of his hair

in the leaves

Marguerite Frarey NY

Zen Award $25

just enough snow

to show

the lines of the plough

John F. Ziemba MA

Honorable Mention

heat wave---

we rest on the shady side

of the tombstone

Carole MacRury WA

scent of straw

each hen

a different voice

Barbara Snow OR

late frost

the frayed seams

of his jeans

Barbara Snow OR

full moon---

she describes

the tumor’s size

Susan Marie La Vallee HI


I find reasons

to return

Jennifer Gomoll Popolis IL

autumn melancholy---

she hand paints

another comb

Pamela A. Babusci NY

Congratulations to the winners chosen from 374 entries. Thanks to all who entered. I wish you peace, joy and prosperity in the New Year.---Carolyn Thomas




We are now accepting submissions of haiku and related forms on a theme of MUSIC for the 3LIGHTS Spring 2010 edition. Please submit up to ten haiku/senryu/tanka/kyoka with a musical theme, along with a brief biography, to threelightsgallery@yahoo.co.uk. The closing date for all submissions is March 1st 2010 - the Spring edition will be published in April.

For full submission details, visit http://3lights.wordpress.com/submissions

Issue 1 of the 3LIGHTS Journal will be released this month at http://3lights.wordpress.com

Best wishes,
Liam Wilkinson
Editor, 3LIGHTS


This just in from an'ya:

Hi there folks, now that we've all survived the holiday season one way or another, just a reminder to submit your work for the Spring/Summer Issue of moonset before our 1 February 2010 deadline. Due to those kind and generous souls who were able to donate, we have filed for our non-profit and are now in process of applying for grants, (although of course, these things take time as you all know). Anyway please feel free to submit your works to the following moonset editors:

haiku and sequences, senryu, and any questions: please email an'ya at moonseteditor@gmail.com

tanka (individual or sequences): please email Amelia Fielden at: anafielden@hotmail.com

renku: please email Norman Darlington at: renkueditor@gmail.com

haibun: please email Bruce Ross at: dr_bruce_ross@hotmail.com

Entries for the moonset haiku contest : please email moonsetpublisher@gmail.com

photographic-arts: please email Jim Swift at: oston@shawbiz.ca

For postal addresses and more details, or to become a subscriber, please visit our website at: http://www.moonset.us

If you plan to send your book in for review, please contact an'ya first, at moonseteditor@gmail.com and I'll let you know where to mail them.

Any news, notes or announcements that you would like posted at the moonset website, please email Sasa Vazic' at: vazicsasa@gmail.com

In addition, attached is our "Author this Picture" painted by resident moonset artist Marje A. Dyck of Canada. Marje herself will choose the haiku she thinks best suits her artwork and we will publish this in our spring issue. It is not too late to submit your haiku before 1 February for this feature, so please email submissions to an'ya at: moonseteditor@gmail.com

Also attached here is a sneak-peak at moonset's new heavy journal cover (front and back) which we are proud to present with our Spring/Summer 2010 issue, again, as a result of donations received in 2009. We thank you ever so much! love ya', an'ya & very Respectfully peterB


Jessie Carty said...

thanks for including shape of a box in your shout outs :)

snowbird said...

Hi, an'ya, So glad you posted this on Tobacco Road. Still trying to keep up with you...have a very wonder filled New Year.