Australian Haiku: Digitised Books, Articles and Essays (Current Titles: 2017)

The Australian Haiku Society is pleased to add to its list of resources, links to digitised works by Australian haiku poets. The AHS thanks those authors and the sites where the files of these books, articles and essays are stored, particularly The Haiku Foundation https://www.thehaikufoundation.org  for their efforts in preserving these resources and making them freely available.

Additional material is available on https://australianhaikusociety.org/ under our categories of: Haiku Musings, Haiku History in Australia and Haiku Books and Resources.

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Copyright ownership of all the titles listed in the Haiku Books and Resources section remains with their authors and may not be reproduced, reprinted or re-transmitted or altered in any form without express written consent from the authors.

Anthologies of Haiku

First Australian Haiku Anthology, edited by Janice M. Bostok and John Bird. (Converted to PDF by The Haiku Foundation)

first australian haiku anthology

The Dreaming Collection created by John Bird, 2011. (Converted to PDF by The Haiku Foundation)

Haiku Dreaming Collection

eBooks by Australian Haiku Poets

Bird, John: The Long Paddock– a haiku series celebrating the roles of Australian working women. (Australian Workers Heritage Centre, 2002)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1220

Bostok, Janice M: walking into the sun (Shelters Press, 1974)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/993

Bostok, Janice M: Amongst the Graffiti: collected haiku and senryu 1972-2002 (PostPressed, 2003)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/12

De Vidas, Jack: Bells are calling: haiku & senryu ed. Janice M. Bostok (paper wasp, 1996)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/472

Ford, Lorin: a wattle seedpod (PostPressed, 2008)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/175

Ford, Lorin: What light there is (Three Lights Gallery, 2009)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1249

Ford, Lorin: A Few Quick Brushstrokes (Snapshot Press, 2012)
http://www.snapshotpress.co.uk/ebooks.htm

George, Beverley: The birds that stay (Eucalypt, 2013)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1526

Hanson, Simon & Moss, Ron C: Ancient Bloodlines (wildflower poetry press, 2017)
https://wildflowerpoetrypress.wordpress.com/e-books-free/

Proctor, Vanessa: Jacaranda Baby (Snapshot Press, 2012)
http://www.snapshotpress.co.uk/ebooks.htm

Rowe, Cynthia: Stone Circles: haibun (Snapshot Press, 2017)
http://www.snapshotpress.co.uk/ebooks.htm

Samuelowicz, Katherine: noticing the view: haiku & other poems (PostPressed, 1999)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/355

Scott, Rob: only sounds/ het enige geluid (Marginale Uitgevenj, 2001)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/2441

Terrill, Scott: Southern Humpback (Yet To Be Named Free Press, 2013)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1782

Biography

Dean, Sharon Elyse: White Heron: The Authorised Biography of Australia’s Pioneering Haiku Writer, Janice M. Bostok (School of Humanities, Arts, Education and Law, Griffith University, 2011)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/16

Hadman, Ty: Poet Profiles: Janice Bostok (AHA Poetry, 2001)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1456

Haiku Musings

Jones, Bob: Haiku Nature (University of Newcastle, 1993) updated 2014
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/2361

Proctor, Vanessa: Haiku and the Personal (New Zealand Poetry Society, 2009)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1203

Young, Quendryth: A Haiku Workshop (Sydney School of Arts & Humanities, 2017)
http://ssoa.com.au/books/poetry/haiku-workshop-quendryth-young/

Haiku History

George, Beverley and Reeves, Lyn: A History of Haiku in Australia (The Haiku Foundation, 2016)
Download Word file:  A HISTORY OF HAIKU IN AUST -June16 2016

Scott, Rob: The History of Australian Haiku and the Emergence of a Local Accent (Victoria University, 2014)
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/1967