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Contents: Winter 2008, vol 6 no 4

A Memorial for William J. Higginson
By George Swede

Editor ~ Lenard D. Moore [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

Raquel D. Bailey

Tara Betts

Jared Carter

L. Teresa Church

Desiree Cooper

Susan Delphine Delaney

Fredua-Agyeman Nana

David Serjeant

Nora Wood

Editor ~ Lynne Rees  [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

hortensia anderson

Ludmila Balabanova

Tish Davis

Sharon Dean

Ken Jones

Jim Kacian

ed markowski

Stanley Pelter

Patrick M. Pilarski

Joanna Preston

Ray Rasmussen

John W. Sexton

Jeffrey Woodward

Renku: Collaborative Linked Verse
Please note:
New Submission Information
Editor ~ Norman Darlington [bio] [ ]
Introduction to Renku

Renku Editor's Notes

  Bamboo Greeting

~ The Miner School of Haikai Poets, comprising Keith Kumasen Abbot, Maureen Owen, Pat Nolan and Michael Sowl

  Bamboo Greeting, with verse-by-verse annotation by the authors
  The Miner School of Haikai Poets – History and Biographies
  Tarried Road Workers
    ~ Barbara A Taylor, Moira Richards, Claire Chatelet
  The Piñon's Tears
    ~ Effie Araouzou, Dorothy Heiderscheit, Nora Hussey, Virginia Jennings, Frances Kelleher, Marion Kerrigan, Beatrice Mondare, Bernie O'Reilly, Kim Richardson and Maeve O'Sullivan
New Shisan:
  October's Moon – dedicated to the memory of William J. Higginson
    ~ Moira Richards and Norman Darlington

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  Early Modern Japanese Literature,
edited by Haruo Shirane
  In Two Minds, by Amelia Fielden and
Kathy Kituai
  The Tanka Prose Anthology, edited by Jeffrey Woodward
Johnye Strickland:
  The Horse with One Blue Eye,
by Cherie Hunter Day
  Kindle of Green,
by Cherie Hunter Day and David Rice

Features: Interviews & Essays
About the Features Section
Assimilation of the Ma Aesthetic Better Equips Western Poets to Write Haiku
  by Denis M. Garrison
A Brilliant Literature: Robert Wilson Interviews Professor Richard Gilbert
  by Robert D. Wilson
An Interview with An Xiao
  by Robert D. Wilson
Fulfilling My Dream of Performing Tanka
  by Mariko Kitakubo,
translated by Amelia Fielden
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima
  Newly translated by David Callner

Modern Haiga
Please note:
New Submission Information
Guest Editor ~ Ron Moss  [bio]
Editor's Introduction
Ross Coward
Linda Pilarski
Alexis Rotella
Claudette and Frank Russell
Manoj Saranathan

Traditional Haiga
Please note:
New Submission Information
Guest Editor ~ Ron Moss  [bio]
Editor's Introduction
Ed Baker
Mark Smith
Janis Zroback and Allan Burns

Editor ~ Kirsty Karkow [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Cathy Drinkwater Better
Joe Christensen
Sanford Goldstein
M. Kei
Bob Lucky
Joyce Maxner
Patrick Pilarski
Fujiko Sato

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction

~ Belly Peterson, Bob Brill, Alexis Rotella, Carol Raisfeld, Dana-Maria Onica, Barry George, Ted Heavens

Home Sweet Home
~ Alexis Rotella, Anita Virgil, Mykel Board, Gautam Nadkarni, Christopher Patchel, Bob Lucky, Liam Wilkinson, Barry George, Arizona Zipper, John Stevenson, David Gershator

~ Matthew Cariello, Francis Masat, Gautam Nadkarni, Carol Raisfeld, Roberta Beary, Ed Markowski, Jerry Kilbride, Christopher Patchel, Michael Dylan Welch, John Stevenson, Jian Zheng, kala ramesh, Anita Virgil, Pamela A. Babusci, Alexis Rotella, Barry George, M. Franklyn Teaford

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]
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