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Contents: Autumn 2009, vol 7 no 3

Editor ~ Richard Gilbert [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

Ed Markowski, Featured Poet

Solo, Duo 1

~ Christopher White, Tish Davis, Wende DuFlon, Adelaide B. Shaw, K. Ramesh, Francis Masat, Lisa Greer, David B. Ring, Jennifer Gomoll Popolis, Ashraful Musaddeq, Peter L. Scacco, David Ash

Solo, Duo 2

~ Lars Palm, Garry Eaton, Dick Whyte, Susan Solomon, Nora Wood, Abl Zulu, Peter Yovu, Camilla Sayf, Don Baird, Peggy Willis Lyles, Diana Webb, Garry Eaton

Assemblage 1

~ Mike Andrelczyk, Linda Pilarski, Robert Wilson, John Holt

Assemblage 2

~ Raquel D. Bailey, Carolyn Hall, Susan Constable, Alan S. Bridges


Melissa Watkins Starr


Renku: Collaborative Linked Verse
Editor ~ Moira Richards [bio] [email]
Introduction to Renku

Renku Editor's Notes

Chased by Footprints: Kasen
  Chased by Footprints ~ Jane Reichhold, Bambi Walker
  Introduction to Renga ~ Jane Reichhold
Snow Shower: Kasen
  Snow Shower: Kasen ~ Andrew Shimield, Dick Pettit, Hanne Hansen, Melissa Meek, Sys Matthiesen
A Cup of Steam: Triparshva
  A Cup of Steam ~ Norman Darlington, Herbert Jonsson, Sheila Windsor, John Carley
  Tomegaki: A Cup of Steam ~ John Carley
Morning Glories! (Asagao ya): 12 verses
  Morning Glories! (Asagao ya) ~ Chiyo-ni (Soen), Suejo, John Carley
  Morning Glories! (Asagao ya): Translator's Notes ~ John Carley
A Wolf Tastes Air: Junicho
  A Wolf Tastes Air ~ Barbara A Taylor, Martin G Cohen

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  A Poetic Guide to an Ancient Capital: Aizu Yaichi and the City of Nara
by Michael F. Marra
  Seasons and Landscapes in Japanese Poetry: An Introduction to Haiku and Waka by Michael F. Marra
  Elvis In Black Leather
by Alexis Rotella
Johnye Strickland:
  The Onawa Poems 1999-2008
edited by Paul W. MacNeil
  All the Horses of Heaven / Todos los Caballos del Paraiso by James Tipton
Randy Brooks:
  A Thousand Reasons: Tanka by Pamela A. Babusci by Pamela A. Babusci
Linda M. Papanicolaou:
  Haiku Chronicles, Podcast
by Alan Pizzarelli and Donna Beaver
Richard Gilbert:
  Unfit At Any Speed: The Author's Response to Jane Reichhold's "How Poems Of Consciousness Fail To Demonstrate The Disjunctive Dragonfly"

Features: Interviews & Essays
About the Features Section
An Interview with Sanford Goldstein
  by Robert D. Wilson
New Directions in American Haiku
  by Barbara Louise Ungar
A Wisp of Snipes: Translating Medieval Japanese Poetry
  by Paul S. Atkins
An Interview with Noriko Tanaka
  by Robert D. Wilson
Translated by Amelia Fielden and Saeko Ogi
  by Anita Virgil
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima
  Newly translated by David Callner

Editor ~ Lynne Rees  [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

Susan Constable

Wende Skidmore DuFlon

Joyce Hildebrand

Jim Kacian

ed markowski

Dru Philippou

Linda Pilarski

Ray Rasmussen

Jeff Streeby

Diana Webb

Nora Wood

Modern Haiga
Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
New Submission Guidelines
Claudia Brefeld
Pris Campbell
Gillena Cox
Dan Hardison
Mike Rehling
Alexis Rotella
Claudette and Frank Russell
Linda Papanicolaou, Jim Swift,
and Carol Raisfeld
Robert D. Wilson

Traditional Haiga
Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
New Submission Guidelines
Ron Moss and Ferris Gilli

Editor ~ Kirsty Karkow [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Karen Cesar
Ariel Kalinowski
Michael Ketchek
Larry Kimmel
Chen-ou Liu
Michael McClintock
old pajamas
Edward J. Rielly

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Bob Brill, Featured Poet
Senryu ~ Urban Life, Part II
Tanya McDonald, Cor van den heuvel, Bob Brill, Alexis Rotella, Alan Pizzarelli, LeRoy Gorman, Laurence Stacey, M. Franklyn Teaford, Carol Raisfeld, Gautam Nadkarni, Mykel Board, Francis Masat, _kala, Robert Moyer, Jörgen Johansson, Susan Constable, Carlos Colón, stephen a. peters, Anita Virgil


About the Pipeline Section

Haiku Art Revealed (notes of a beginner)
by Camilla Sayf

Management Staff
Managing Editor ~ Robert D. Wilson  [bio] [email]
Associate Editor ~ Johnye Strickland  [bio] [email]
Associate Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld  [bio] [email]
Webmaster ~ Keith Heiberg [bio] [email] 
Contests & Contributors
Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld [bio] [email]
Contributors' Index: All Issues
Current Contests
Index of Features & Reprints: all issues
Issues Archive


Cover and Banner Photo: Ray Rasmussen

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