Category Archives: Books

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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Red Moon Press: The Definitive Resource for English-Language Haiku Books & Related Genres

Loyal Readers and Followers: In case you haven’t been aware of Red Moon Press, it is a valuable resource that I highly recommend. Please read below. You will find all the haiku books that you will need on its website … Continue reading

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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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