Saturday, October 3, 2009

Publication notes, Submissions, and a Conference

Musical Chairs: A Haiku Journey Through Childhood by Alexis Rotella is available at Here are three poems from the collection:

To a box turtle
my brother plays

In the haystack
Mama's needle

and her old Singer
both humming away.

Click on the link below to see more of this fabulous 48 page online chapbook.

Don Wentworth, proprietor of Issa's Untidy Hut, will accept submissions for the 2nd Annual Bashō Haiku Challenge during the month of October. Browse over to Issa's Untidy Hut and read the guidelines.

This just in from Denis M Garrison:

Submit your very short poems for CONCISE DELIGHT 2, Winter 2009. Submissions won’t close before 10/31 deadline. Full guidelines

Lenard D. Moore will participate in the North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference on Thursday, October 8th. A schedule for the day's activities is available on this page.

Charlie Smith shared this link to David McMurray's Asahi Haikuist Network:


Issa's Untidy Hut said...


I really appreciate the notice about the Bashô Haiku Challenge.

I'll be announcing some additional prizes, courtesy of Jim Kacian at red moon press, this week.

And no obnoxious reading fee!

Thanks again for passing along the word.

Don @ Issa's Untidy Hut/Lilliput Review

Curtis Dunlap said...

My pleasure, Don. :)