Our meeting started at 12.30 pm, in our usual venue of the Box Factory. Lee Bentley led the group for a session on renku, starting with an outline of the history of renku and then talking about some of the principles of renku writing, chiefly link and shift.
Australian poet/ translator/ editor Amelia Fielden is helping to organise two tanka-related events in Canberra across the one weekend in the middle of October. The first will be a launch of the Australian/ Japanese anthology Poems to Wear, to be held at Manning Clark House in Forrest between 7-9 p.m. on Friday, 14 October. The second will be a Tanka Seminar, to be conducted at the Australian National University between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, 15 October. Any enquiries should please be emailed to Amelia Fielden: email@example.com