Category Archives: Authors

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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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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