Category Archives: Authors

Daily Haiku: March 16, 2017

Vietnam during the firefight a rainbow by John J. Dunphy, Author Old Soldiers Fading Away  

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Describe Yourself as a Writer Using Just One Word

Dear Contributors and Readers: When I think of myself as a writer, I can come up with both favorable and unfavorable words to describe myself.  A few that come to mind are: impetuous, wayward, and cerebral. For anyone who is … Continue reading

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“Renaissance Writer”/Bookstore Owner Interviewed by Newspaper

John J. Dunphy, whom many of you know as a skilled and longtime Illinois haikuist, is not only a successful author in many genres, but he has spent a lifetime promoting the written word. Please take the time to read … Continue reading

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Honored to Be Featured in an Interview

Dear Readers and Followers, Today, I am most honored to be featured on Italian Poet Eufemia Griffo’s wordpress blog, https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/ I am grateful for her time and efforts in interviewing me. I must say, too, that her blog keeps me … Continue reading

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My Haiku & Senryu Exhibit Soon to Travel Again

Dear Readers and Followers, I just learned yesterday that my illustrated haiku/senryu/haiku sequences exhibit will travel to Mundelein, Illinois next month. Until Jan. 7, the exhibit is at the Rolling Meadows Library, 3110 Martin Lane, in Rolling Meadows, IL. However,  … Continue reading

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Seek the Best Place for a Poetry Reading

For me, among the best places for a poetry reading have always been art museums or galleries. For example, recently I did a juried reading with other poets and a book signing at the Ukranian Institute of Modern Art in … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Grows/Reception Scheduled

Dear Readers and Followers: My current haiku exhibit is running through the end of this month in Schaumburg, IL at Meet Chicago Northwest, the Greater Woodfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1375 E. Woodfield Rd. However, if you are unable to … Continue reading

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