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Contents: Spring 2007, vol 5 no 1

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

Editor's Introduction

Fay Aoyagi

Susan Constable

susan delphine delaney

Chris Eichenberger

Roger Jones

Peter Macrow

Francis Masat

Lilia Racheva

Ikumi Yoshimura

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Senryu: Buon Appetito!
Michael McClintock, Featured Poet

Editor ~ Michael McClintock [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Dave Bacharach
Susan Delphine Delaney
Melissa Dixon
Jeanne Emrich
Sanford Goldstein
M. Kei
Stephen A. Peters
Kala Ramesh
Carmen Sterba

Editor ~ w.f. owen  [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

hortensia anderson

Ferenc Bakos

Sharon Trevelyan Dean

Garry Eaton

Roger Jones

M. Kei

Zane Parks

Kala Ramesh

Ray Rasmussen

Richard Straw

A. Thiagarajan

Diana Webb

Renku: Collaborative Linked Verse
Editor ~ Norman Darlington [bio] [ ]
Introduction to Renku

Renku Editor's Notes

  Daisy State
    ~ Akiko Sakaguchi, Eiko Yachimoto
(sabaki), Doreen King, Sprite
  Daisy State: Tomegaki, or sabaki's monologue
  Winter garden (English)
  Jardin d'hiver (French)
    ~ Louise Vachon, Danyelle Morin,
Monique Parent, John Carley (sabaki),
Janick Belleau, Micheline Beaudry
  A Crackle of Static
    ~ Frank Williams, Andrew Shimield


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
Haiku, Haikai and Renga:
Communal Poetry Practice
  By Sonja Arntzen
The Sky from Shiki's Room:
Lie, Look and Record!
Some haiku by Shiki Masaoka from Gyouga-Manroku
  By Masako Hirai
What Does It Mean to Read Haikai Linked Verse? A Study of the Susuki mitsu Sequence in Kono hotori ichiya shi-kasen
  By Toshiko Yokota
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima
  Newly translated by David Callner
An Interview with Ruri Hazama, author of Raffaello's Azure
  By Robert D. Wilson and Amelia Fielden
An Interview with Patricia Prime
  By Beverley George

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

Modern Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Laryalee Fraser
Arthur Giacalone and David Giacalone
Polona Oblak
Michael Rehling
Robert Wilson

Traditional Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Stephen Addiss
Bachmann Eckenstein Art
The Taisho Era
Traditional Haiga, Arts and Designs of Japan

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  Driftwood, by Jack Galmitz
  Empty Garden, by Beverley George
  The Embrace of Planets, by
Ban'ya Natsuishi
  elephant's eyes, by Ikumi Yoshimura
  Cherry Blossom Epiphany, by Robin Gill
  Ferris Wheel: 101 Modern and Contemporary Tanka, translated by Kozue Uzawa and Amelia Fielden
  Raffaello's Azure, by Ruri Hazama
Linda Papanicolaou:
  Tanka Fields, by Robert D. Wilson
Johnye Strickland:
  The Five-Hole Flute, edited by Denis M. Garrison & Michael McClintock
  Hidden River, by Denis M. Garrison


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


Cover and Banner Photo: Carol Raisfeld

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