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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

Haiku Writing Resources

Guidelines for New Haiku Poets:

Young, Quendryth: A Haiku Workshop With Quendryth Young
Download PDF file: 
Quendryth-Haiku-Workshop-1-1

Definitions of Haiku: Discussion

What is haiku? Personal reflections on the exercise by John Bird

Thoughts from a study in progress: John Bird

What is haiku (Download PDF File):  From HaikuOz Haiku Definitions posts

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

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/

Hanson, Simon: Desert Stones (Snapshot Press, 2017)
http://www.snapshotpress.co.uk/ebooks.htm

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

Reeves, Lyn: Walking the Tideline (Pardalote Press Lauderdale Australia) 1998
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/2891

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

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

The Australian Experience

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

Lyn Reeves: Black Swans and Gymea Lilies: an Australian haiku?: (Download PDF file):
Black Swans and Gymea Lilies An Australian Haiku

Beverley George: Haiku in Australia 2010 (Download PDF file):
Haiku in Australia 2010 by Beverley George

Beverley George: The 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference, Terrigal, September 2009 (Download PDF file):
The 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference Terrigal NSW September 2009

Jacqui Murray: Perspectives on History – Haiku History 1980 – (Download PDF file)
Perspectives on History Haiku History 1980 on by Jacqui Murray

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

Lynette Arden: A Short History of Haiku in South Australia (download PDF file)
SHORT HISTORY OF HAIKU IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA 2020

Janice Bostok: Breaking the Haiku Mould, or Breeding to a Bloodline (download PDF file)
Breaking the Haiku Mould, or Breeding to a Bloodline by Janice Bostok

Haiku in The Bulletin, 1899 by Tessa Wooldridge (Download PDF file)
Haiku in the Bulletin 1899 by Tessa Wooldridge

Retrospective: The First Twenty Years

John Bird
Norman Talbot
Bob Jones
Jacqui Murray
Joy Hutton and Pauline Cummings

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.

Copyright ownership of all these titles remains with their authors and may not be reproduced, reprinted or retransmitted or altered in any form without express written consent from the authors.