Category Archives: Festival

Schedule Released for The Cradle of American Haiku Festival

Here it is! The schedule/description of events for The Cradle of American Haiku Festival to be held Friday through Sunday, July 25-27 at The Foundry Books, 105 Commerce St., Mineral Point, WI. It is being combined with the National Meeting … Continue reading

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Come to These Upcoming Haiku Events to Celebrate My New Book!

One of the good things about publishing a book is that you get invited to speak at many events, and that you meet a lot of other writers, too. Last weekend, I gave a haiku presentation at The Buddhist Temple … Continue reading

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Come to the Haiku Workshop/Competition at The Buddhist Temple of Chicago

Calling All Haikuists and Friends: I will be leading a haiku workshop and judging the haiku competition  at The Buddhist Temple of Chicago’s Summer Festival this Sunday, June 22. (1151 W. Leland Ave.)  My workshop will be at 1:15 p.m., … Continue reading

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Exciting Poetry Events That Shouldn’t Be Missed

1) Poetry off the Shelf: The Voice of Women in American Poetry Poetry Foundation Events http://bit.ly/1hx1Ep4 Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m. Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street Free Admission This edition of the Poetry Society of America’s national series, featuring … Continue reading

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Updates on Events at the Cradle of American Haiku Festival and National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America

Haikuists and Friends, Just want to bring you up to date on the Cradle of American Haiku Festival that will be combined with the National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America. They will be held Friday through Sunday, July … Continue reading

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Calling All Chicago Area Haikuists for National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month, and chances are good that no matter where you live, you can find some free poetry events. One spring haiku event down for me, two to go! I just finished judging a haiku contest in … Continue reading

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Haikufest Planned for April 7 in Metro Chicago

Friends and Followers: We will be holding Haikufest on Sunday, April 7 in Winnetka, IL along Chicago’s North Shore. Please read the press release below from the Winnetka Public Library where the event will be held: Contact: Erin Maassen, Head … Continue reading

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