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Call of the Page founded by Karen Hoy & Alan Summers to promote the love of words through literature, creative writing, and literacy events & workshops as well as creative team building events. Re events and workshops for families, children, and schools.
Call of the Page founded by Karen Hoy & Alan Summers to promote the love of words through literature, creative writing, and literacy events & workshops as well as creative team building events. Re events and workshops for families, children, and schools.

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Haiku & Senryu competition for children, youngsters, young persons, young adults/teenagers in the USA for Grades 7-12.
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If you are serious about haiku and senryu, and communicating to people through your poetry, this is a must have book.
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Helen Buckingham - latest haiku collection Sanguinella - now released and available to buy if you are serious about haiku and senryu
sanguinella Text © 2017 Helen Buckingham
ISBN 978-1-947271-11-1 Red Moon Press www.redmoonpress.com first printing  Helen's haiku and senryu are brave and never "just raw" for the sake of it. As a human suffering great pain, great humour is either required,...
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Blood and Blue - moon haiku by Alan Summers - British and Australian haiku published America/USA; Britain; India; Australia etc...
photo©Alan Summers February 1st 2018 super blue  blood moon the  supermoon  trilogy The moon has always played a powerful part in haikai literature, from the time of the renga linked verses poetry to Matsuo Basho's renku linked haikai verses, and his 'stand...
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Slip-Realism - haiku about lives and incidents on the 'peripheral' -Unearthing the anonymous - parallel narratives - new ways of perceiving the real (after Néoréalisme & Nouveau realisme)
Slip-Realism in haiku There are two parts to this, one is about the lives and incidents on the 'peripheral': Unearthing the anonymous; avoiding the straightforward: parallel narratives in our day and night lives, and in-between: new ways of perceiving the r...
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Great to hear from a publisher thanking me for my book review that is still getting people to buy haiku books years after they were first published!

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Revisiting haiku in English that are written in a 5-7-5 syllabic pattern.
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The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition for USA Grades 7-12 - Children - youngsters - young adults- teenagers
The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial  Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12 (USA) Ages 12 years to 18 years old Deadline :  In hand by March 25, 2018 . Eligibility :  Any student in grades 7 through 12 enrolled in school as of September 2017 may enter. ...
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Bones - a journal for contemporary haiku - retrospective from a founding editor / editor emeritus - haiku submissions
I'm honoured to have been a founding editor of Bones journal for contemporary haiku along with Sheila Windsor & Johannes S.H. Bjerg. Submissions now welcome for 2018 January 15 - February 15 for the March 15 th 2018 issue http://www.bonesjournal.com/submiss...
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