Haiku in the workplace

I have finally got my act together to send something to Jim Kacian’s on going Haiku Foundation-project “haiku in the workplace”. It was one of those shasei poems that are just there, without real effort, capturing that feeling that we

Haiku in the workplace

I have finally got my act together to send something to Jim Kacian’s on going Haiku Foundation-project “haiku in the workplace”. It was one of those shasei poems that are just there, without real effort, capturing that feeling that we

Review of lifedeathetc in Blithe Spirit

Lifedeathetc has been reviewed in Blithe Spirit, the journal of the British haiku society. Interestingly, the reviewer liked the first two sections, somewhat proving that the section “etc” might not have been the right way to go. Initially the book

Review of lifedeathetc in Blithe Spirit

Lifedeathetc has been reviewed in Blithe Spirit, the journal of the British haiku society. Interestingly, the reviewer liked the first two sections, somewhat proving that the section “etc” might not have been the right way to go. Initially the book

Reading at 50th anniversary of the Writer’s centre

Fifty poets will be reading during the 50th anniversary of the Writer’s centre on September 13th. The celebration will take place at Poet’s corner (Poeten på hörnet) in Malmö. I will read poems from my latest collection lifedeathetc/livdödetc, which is

Reading at 50th anniversary of the Writer’s centre

Fifty poets will be reading during the 50th anniversary of the Writer’s centre on September 13th. The celebration will take place at Poet’s corner (Poeten på hörnet) in Malmö. I will read poems from my latest collection lifedeathetc/livdödetc, which is

Haiku in new anthology

A haiku of mine will appear in the new book by David Lanoue’s new anthology “Write like Issa” due to be released  at the Haiku North America conference in Santa Fe in September. Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828) was a brilliant master of

Haiku in new anthology

A haiku of mine will appear in the new book by David Lanoue’s new anthology “Write like Issa” due to be released  at the Haiku North America conference in Santa Fe in September. Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828) was a brilliant master of

Haiku at Tranås on the Fringe

I had the pleasure of attending the biggest fringe festival for literature in Sweden – Tranås on the Fringe – where I hosted a haiku workshop in Swedish and English. A dozen people turned up to read and write haiku,

Haiku at Tranås on the Fringe

I had the pleasure of attending the biggest fringe festival for literature in Sweden – Tranås on the Fringe – where I hosted a haiku workshop in Swedish and English. A dozen people turned up to read and write haiku,

Earth – Our Common Ground

Earth – Our Common Ground is possibly the most important anthology in the UK this year of japanese poetry in English. 25% of profits will be donated to frackfreeryedale.org. Earth – Our Common Ground, edited by Claire Everett at Skylark

Earth – Our Common Ground

Earth – Our Common Ground is possibly the most important anthology in the UK this year of japanese poetry in English. 25% of profits will be donated to frackfreeryedale.org. Earth – Our Common Ground, edited by Claire Everett at Skylark

Haiku in The Bamboo Hut

I am pleased to announce that I have no less than five haiku published in the latest issue of The Bamboo Hut. The bi-annual publication is edited by Steve Wilkinson and is the journal of English language tanshi. “Tanshi means

Haiku in The Bamboo Hut

I am pleased to announce that I have no less than five haiku published in the latest issue of The Bamboo Hut. The bi-annual publication is edited by Steve Wilkinson and is the journal of English language tanshi. “Tanshi means