Author Archives: Charlotte Digregorio

About Charlotte Digregorio

I publish books. I have marketed and/or published 55 titles. These books are sold in 46 countries to bookstores, libraries, universities, professional organizations, government agencies, and book clubs. I am also the author of five non-fiction books: Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All; Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Homes; You Can Be A Columnist; Beginners' Guide to Writing & Selling Quality Features; and Your Original Personal Ad. The first four books have been adopted as supplemental texts at universities throughout the U.S., Canada, India, Pakistan, and Catalonia. They are sold in 43 countries, and are displayed in major metropolitan cultural centers. These books have been reviewed, recommended, and praised by hundreds of critics, librarians, and professors worldwide. I am also the author of a poetry collection: "Shadows of Seasons: Selected Haiku and Senryu." Two of my books have been Featured Selections of Writer's Digest Book Club. I am regularly interviewed by major print, radio, and television organizations throughout the U.S. I have signed books at libraries, chain bookstores, and university bookstores. I was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize in poetry. I have won thirty-three poetry awards. I have been nominated and listed in "The International Authors and Writers Who's Who" in Cambridge, England and in the "Who's Who In Writers, Editors & Poets U.S./Canada." I am an internationally-published haiku, senryu, tanka, kyoka, haibun, free verse, acrostic, cinquain, etheree, and sestina poet. My poetry has been translated into six languages, and I have done poetry readings at a variety of bookstores, libraries, art centers, cafes, tea houses, and galleries. My poetry has been displayed at supermarkets, art galleries, libraries, apparel and wine shops, banks, botanic gardens, restaurants, and on public transit. I've been interviewed on cable television about my poetry. I also hosted my own radio program, "Poetry Beat," on public broadcasting. My poetry has been featured on several library web sites including those of Shreve Memorial Library in Louisiana and Cornell University's Mann Library. My background includes positions as a feature editor and columnist at daily newspapers and as a magazine editor. I have been a public relations director for a non-profit organization. I was also self-employed as a communications/public relations/marketing consultant with 111 clients in 16 states. In other professional areas, I have been on university faculties, teaching French, Italian, and Writing. I regularly give special lectures and workshops on publishing, journalism, publicity, poetry, and creativity to business and professional groups, and to those at writer's conferences, universities, literary festivals, non-profit organizations, and to libraries. I have been a writer-in-residence at universities. There have been about 400 articles written about me in the media. I have served on the Boards of writers and publishers organizations. My positions have included Board Secretary of the Northwest Association of Book Publishers. I served for five years as Midwest Regional Coordinator of The Haiku Society of America. Currently, I am Second Vice President of the Haiku Society.

Daily Haiku: Jan. 18, 2018

all that she left strewn across my bedroom floor– fading light by Violette Rose-Jones (Australia) A Hundred Gourds, 3:1, December 2012   Advertisements

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 17, 2018

a cat on the roof under its curved back the new moon rises by Stoianka Boianova  (Bulgaria) Taj Mahal Review, #1, 2017  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 16, 2018

an eagle dives through rising river mist winter morning   by  kjmunro (Canada) Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, Vol. 1:1, Fall-Winter 2017-2018  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 15, 2018

no trace of it after it falls snowflake by Claudia Coutu Radmore  (Canada) Mann Library Daily Haiku, July 2015  

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Digregorio Featured in Newspaper Article

Dear Readers and Followers: This article about my upcoming haiku exhibit and workshop at Northfield (IL) Public Library ran in the Winnetka Patch newspaper with the headline “Exhibit and Workshop Slated for Haiku Enthusiasts”: Charlotte Digregorio of Winnetka, author of … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 14, 2018

wolf moon the hour she begins to push by Jessica Malone Latham  (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 13, 2018

an owl’s empire the flecks of light in snow   by Alan Summers (UK) Presence, #59, November 2017

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