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New bottles from ITO EN!

A whole crate of bottled green tea arrived from Japan a while back, with the haiku that won the Judge’s award in the 27th ITO EN Oi Ocha New Haiku Contest! This year’s crop is a colourful model which makes

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New bottles from ITO EN!

A whole crate of bottled green tea arrived from Japan a while back, with the haiku that won the Judge’s award in the 27th ITO EN Oi Ocha New Haiku Contest! This year’s crop is a colourful model which makes

New English Verse Anthology

I am very excited to have work published in the anthology The New English Verse anthology, edited by Suzie Palmer at Cyberwit, which is Indias largest publisher of Haiku and japanese short forms. The New English Verse is a celebration

New English Verse Anthology

I am very excited to have work published in the anthology The New English Verse anthology, edited by Suzie Palmer at Cyberwit, which is Indias largest publisher of Haiku and japanese short forms. The New English Verse is a celebration

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The Haiku Calendar 2017 out now!

Snap Shot Press have just released their Haiku Calendar 2017.  Now in it’s 18th year, the calender is almost an institution in the UK and many famous poets submit work to it. This time, one of my poems was the

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The Haiku Calendar 2017 out now!

Snap Shot Press have just released their Haiku Calendar 2017.  Now in it’s 18th year, the calender is almost an institution in the UK and many famous poets submit work to it. This time, one of my poems was the

Senryu in Failed Haiku

Four of my senryu were published in the december issue of Failed Haiku. It is a monthly on-line publication edited by Mike Rehling, who is also one of the people behind the living senryu anthology. It’s 12th issue, the publication

Senryu in Failed Haiku

Four of my senryu were published in the december issue of Failed Haiku. It is a monthly on-line publication edited by Mike Rehling, who is also one of the people behind the living senryu anthology. It’s 12th issue, the publication

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Earth: Our Common Ground

I am thrilled  to announce that two of my tanka have been chosen for the anthology Earth: Our Common Ground, which is scheduled for publication in early 2017. Proceeds of the profits will be donated to the anti-fracking campaign in

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Earth: Our Common Ground

I am thrilled  to announce that two of my tanka have been chosen for the anthology Earth: Our Common Ground, which is scheduled for publication in early 2017. Proceeds of the profits will be donated to the anti-fracking campaign in

Renku in Frogpond

A member of the Haiku Society of America, I get the membership journal Frogpond. Recently the summer issue arrived to my old address and it is not until now that I realised that mine and Marcus Liljedahl’s renku Northern Lights

Renku in Frogpond

A member of the Haiku Society of America, I get the membership journal Frogpond. Recently the summer issue arrived to my old address and it is not until now that I realised that mine and Marcus Liljedahl’s renku Northern Lights

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Inclusion in the Living senryu anthology

I am pleased to announce that I have now been included with a writer’s profile on the Living senryu anthology! This is a welcome addition to the haiku registry and the living haiku anthology. Haiku (nature poetry) and Senruy (about

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Inclusion in the Living senryu anthology

I am pleased to announce that I have now been included with a writer’s profile on the Living senryu anthology! This is a welcome addition to the haiku registry and the living haiku anthology. Haiku (nature poetry) and Senruy (about