h.ART are pleased to announce their inaugural Fringe exhibition event at the exciting new emerging arts venue at the State Heritage Onkaparinga Woollen Mill in Lobethal from 4 -19 March, 2017.
The focus is on the power of text and visual language to create dialogue.
HAIKU DAY ON 5 MARCH
Commencing Sunday, 5 March from 1.00 – 3.00 pm a Haiku Workshop conducted by Julia Wakefield-Houghton Printmaker, Illustrator and Teacher, followed by Haiku readings by members of Haiku Bindi, Belinda Broughton, Lyn Arden, Jill Gower and Maeve Archibald.
A short introduction to the rules and how we can break them will be followed by a series of writing exercises. Hopefully a few original haiku will result! Julia is a member of the only SA poetry group dedicated to writing Japanese style poetry in English.
Participation in the Haiku Workshop is by gold coin donation.
Bookings arranged by contacting Anne Griffiths on 0431 374 616.
See full details of the exhibition and associated writing events here Continue reading “Haiku at the Spoken Word Exhibition by h.ART at The Lobethal Fringe Event”
Roberta Beary, The Roving Haiku Foundation Ambassador for 2017, will be arriving in Australia on 1st March after a successful trip to New Zealand where she met many NZ haiku poets. Roberta will be heading first to Sydney and also has plans to visit Tasmania and Melbourne. If you would like to contact her, please get in touch via her Facebook page or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
the broken branch
joins up with itself
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Lorin Ford has had particularly interesting commentaries selected for The Haiku Foundation’s re:Virals for the last two weeks running. Last week her comments related to a haiku by Allan Burns and this week to a haiku she selected by Jim Kacian. Continue reading “Lorin Ford’s Commentaries in re:Virals 75 & 76”
On the morning of February 18th 2017, the upstairs room in the Children’s Bookshop at Beecroft, Sydney, was abuzz with the voices of sixty people who had come together to celebrate two very special events.
The first, was the launch of A Temple Bell Sounds, a commemorative anthology of 108 tanka from the first twenty-one issues of Eucalypt: a tanka journal, selected by the journal’s founding editor Beverley George. Beverley had, over several weeks, read and reread each issue comprising 2576 poems and lovingly put together a beautifully crafted anthology of fine work, honed by 108 poets over ten years Continue reading “Eucalypt Anthology Book Launch and New Editor”
only the moon
privy to a possum’s
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Participants: Takanori Hayakawa, Anne M Carson, Rory Hudon, Carolyn Leach-Paholski, Myron Lysenko. Also present: Tony Smith, photographer.
The weather was hot and humid, the grass was blonde (which was how one of the poets described it) and the river was low. There were fewer people in the park than I’d thought there would be. But still, five poets and a photographer gathered at a café deep in the middle of the park to engage in haiku activities and discussions. Continue reading “Report on Ginko With Lysenko #30, Summer in the Park”
Seasonal Poets: The Summer Reading
Monday 20 February, 6-8 pm
Hadley’s Hotel 34 Murray Street Hobart.
TWC members and unwaged $10
Light supper included
Supported by the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre and Hadley’s Hotel