Beverley George, former President of the Australian Haiku Society, offers her essay – entitled “Haiku and the Seasons”, also translated into Serbian by Sasa Vazic – for readers of “HaikuOz”.
Beverley’s piece was first published in the New South Wales Poets Union journal “Five Bells” 15 (1) in 2007-2008.
Both language versions were posted in “Haiku Reality” vol. 11 no. 19 Winter 2014.
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Patricia Prime (editor, “Kokako”, New Zealand) wishes to advise Australian haiku poets who are contributors to the haiku anthology “A Vast Sky” that copies of this collection are now available.
Below, contributing poets will find the text of a message sent by Bruce Ross (from the United States), giving details about how to go about obtaining a copy of “A Vast Sky”.
Please note, however, that the first print-run for “A Vast Sky” has already sold out, such that the anthology will be reprinted in mid-May.
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Further congratulations go to leading Australian haiku poet, Ron C. Moss.
Having recently won the Heron’s Nest Readers’ Choice Award for 2014, Ron has just become one of three recipients of a Touchstone Distinguished Book Award for 2014, for “The Bone Carver” (published by Snapshot Press) – his new haiku collection that features a wide range of prize-winning poems.
Ron C. Moss also had a haiku shortlisted in the Touchstone Awards for Individual Poems.
Details regarding this set of awards can be viewed at this link: http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/touchstone-awards-for-2014
Another Australian haiku poet – Jan Dobb – likewise received recognition in this same set of awards.
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Five members attended the Bindii meeting at 12 noon on 11 April at the Box Factory in Regent St Adelaide. The speaker for the meeting, Karin Anderson, was unavoidably delayed, so it was decided to postpone her presentation on early Japanese poetry forms until our 6 June Meeting.
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The 13th Bowerbird Tanka Workshop – held at Pearl Beach (NSW) on 14 March 2015 – was attended by 19 delegates from Sydney, the Newcastle area, Canberra and Tamworth.