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Contents: Spring 2006, vol 4 no 1

Editor ~ Robert D. Wilson [bio] [ email]

Editor's Introduction

Fay Aoyagi, Featured Poet

Kriti Bajaj

Shane Bartlett

Helen Buckingham

Lorin Ford

Gabi Greve

Colin S Jones

Carole MacRury

Michael McClintock

Francis Masat

Elena Naskova

Lane Parker

Kala Ramesh

Ami Shecter

R K Singh

Stuart Van Hoozer

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Senryu - Holidays & Observances
Ed Markowski, Featured Poet

Editor ~ Michael McClintock [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Special Tanka Feature:
Tales of Zenbo by Zolo
Dave Bacharach
Eddie Dowe
Francis Masat
Michael Meyerhofer
Andrew Riutta
CarrieAnn Thunell
Robert Wilson
An Xiao

Renku: Collaborative Linked Verse
Editor ~ John Carley [bio] [email]
Introduction to Renku

Renku Editor's Notes

20 verses: The Narrow Lane
  The Narrow Lane
    ~ Doreen King (UK)
Frank Williams (UK)
Triparshva: A Long Way Home
  A Long Way Home
    ~ Rachel Joyne (UK)
Jon-Ray Leech (Barbados)
Kasen: Seeing Miscanthus
  Seeing Miscanthus
    ~ Cheryl Crowley (USA)
Collaboration in the "Back to Basho" Movement: The Susuki Mitsu Sequence of Buson's Yahantei School
  Back to Basho
    ~ Cheryl Crowley (USA)

Announcements & Contributors
Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld [bio] [email]
Contributors' Index: All Issues
Current Contests/Publications
Index of Features & Reprints: all issues
Issues Archive

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] 
Features: Interviews & Essays
About the Features Section
Tawara Machi:
  Interview by Michael McClintock
and Robert D. Wilson
Translated from Japanese into English
by Robin Gill
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima:
  Newly translated by David Callner
Mark Jewel:
  Translator's Note
  Modern Haiku: A Second-Class Art by Kuwabara Takeo
Professor Emeritus Harold Wright:
  Songs of Mountains and Coves:
Japanese Ancient Pre-haiku Poetry
Professor Edwin L. Cranston:
  Interview by Robert D. Wilson
Professor J. Thomas Rimer:
  Interview by Robert D. Wilson

Scott Metz:
  Interview by Robert D. Wilson

Tracks in the Sand
Columnist ~ George Swede [bio] [email]
Tracks in the Sand

Haiku in Context
Columnist ~ Robin D. Gill  [bio] [email]
Haiku in Context

Editor ~ Robert D. Wilson [bio] [email]

Editor's Welcome

Yajushi (Vinodh Marella), Featured Poet

Ken Jones

Roh Mih

Ray Rasmussen

Helen Ruggieri

Etsuko Yanagibori

Modern Haiga
Editor ~ Jerry Dreesen [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Pris Campbell
Erin Harte
María del Mar Ordóñez
Marita Schrader
CarrieAnn Thunell
Detelina Tiholova

Traditional Haiga
Editor ~ Jerry Dreesen [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Mark Smith - Healing Haiga
Sara Otto & Mark Smith - Haiga

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  Because of a Seagull, by Gilles Fabre
  Kitahara Hakushu: His Life and Poetry, by Margaret Benton Fukasawa
  Rustle of Bamboo Leaves, by
Victor Gendrano
  Haiku Wars, by David Lanoue
  Measuring The Depth, by Graham Nunn

About the Reprints Section
Depopularizing the Popular: Tentori haikai and the Bashô Revival, by Cheryl Crowley


Cover and Banner Photo Credit: Carol Raisfeld

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