Category Archives: Literature

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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Daily Haiku: April 28, 2018

Normally, we don’t run haiga (haiku combined with art), but we are making one exception today. This haiga, by Robert Epstein (USA), was done in memory of his mother on the recent one-year anniversary of her death. Photography is by … 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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Daily Haiku: April 23, 2018

new surname carved deeply into summerwood by David McMurray  (Japan), Author Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, Vol. 8, 2013 *   *Professor David McMurray has been writing the syndicated Asahi Haikuist Network column since April 1995, http://www.asahi.com/ajw/special/haiku/, first for … 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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Daily Haiku: Dec. 11, 2017

blossom tea– the geisha drinks her reflection   by Stanford M. Forrester, Author (USA) the toddler’s chant  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 9, 2017

cloudless day a jay brings the sky into the lilacs by Mary Jo Balistreri (USA) The Heron’s Nest,18:3, September 2016  

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