Ginko #16 is to be held at Melbourne Botanic Gardens, led by Myron Lysenko on Sunday 28th April 2013 from 11am – 3pm. Meet at Tea Rooms by the lake just before 11am. Bring notebook and pen. Costs: $20 full/$12 concession. Enquiries: email@example.com
Rodney Williams has just published a selection of his work in Japanese short forms, entitled A bird-loving man: haiku and tanka. Interspersed throughout the text are linocut illustrations by Gippsland artist Helen Timbury, who also designed the front cover. Available through the Ginninderra Press website, the book is priced at $22 RRP (plus postage and handling).
Congratulations to Janet Howie, Victoria, for taking out First Prize in the Haiku Section of the FreeXpresSion 2013 Literary Competition with
a passing cloud
loses its shadow
Famous Reporter, the long running and much respected journal edited by Ralph Wessman and Lyn Reeves, has ceased publication. The final issue, #44, was produced in December 2012.