Category Archives: Books

Forthcoming Book to Inspire Healing

I recently interviewed Haiku Poet and Author Robert Epstein, a psychotherapist living in the San Francisco area, about his forthcoming book, Free to Dance Forever, which I’m sure you will enjoy. If you would like to contact Epstein, you may … Continue reading

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Very Pleased to be Interviewed about Poetry

Today, I was interviewed for the second time on Eufemia Griffo’s beautiful blog that contains a lot of haiku, both written in English and Italian, the latter, her native language. She also runs many bi-lingual haiku of other  poets. I … Continue reading

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News from the Haiku Homefront

Dear Readers and Followers: Here’s some news you might be interested in, if you live in or near the metro Chicago area. It’s about a few of the workshops and exhibits I’ll be doing in the next few months that … Continue reading

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Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … Continue reading

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Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … 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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Writing Simply Is the Best Way to Write

Leonardo da Vinci said: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. I think this especially applies to the simplicity, yet often sophistication of haiku and senryu. In my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, I try to stress this … Continue reading

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