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The Haiku Foundation Reveals “Touchstone Distinguished Books Awards” Shortlist

The Haiku Foundation recently announced its coveted Touchstone Awards  (https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/04/30/the-touchstone-awards-2017-a-reprise/), with Red Moon Press books winning one award and receiving an Honorable Mention for another. The Press placed five books on the shortlist: Tokaido (https://www.redmoonpress.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=32&products_id=260), by Terry Ann Carter. Terry … Continue reading

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The Haiku Foundation: An Organization for Haiku Poets of All Levels

The following information was submitted by Jim Kacian, Founder of The Haiku Foundation: The Haiku Foundation is a nonprofit organization chartered in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA, on Jan. 6, 2009. Its mission statement identifies two major directives: 1) to … Continue reading

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Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation

by Alice Andresen Charlotte Digregorio  recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit … Continue reading

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Publicity 101 for Authors: Put Your Best Foot Forward

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I am a Type A personality. You won’t find me out holiday shopping after Thanksgiving. I get this done before Thanksgiving. And, in November, I start to plan my publicity schedule for the … Continue reading

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Results are In: Your Favorite Writers

I’ve always believed that in order to be good writers, most people can’t limit themselves to one genre of writing. The more you practice diverse genres, the better you become at writing your favorite one. You pick up so many … Continue reading

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Are You An Author? Prospect for Contacts!

If you are an author, you know that your books don’t automatically sell themselves. I talk to many authors who are creative writers, and they are happy just to give their books away to family and friends. I’ve never made … Continue reading

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Delighted to be Featured on Amelia Cotter’s Blog

Dear Readers and Followers: I hope this holiday season has been a peaceful one for you. Hopefully, you are reading and enjoying The Daily Haiku, and that it is helping you understand the beauty of haiku and senryu and improve … Continue reading

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