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Autumn 2006, vol 4 no 3


Editor's Note: It is my pleasure to offer to the Simply Haiku readership two extraordinary talents in the art of haiga, Jeanne Emrich and Susan Frame. Jeanne is an author and haijin, editor of Reeds: Contemporary Haiga and many other publications on the art of haiku and related Japanese poetry. Susan Frame is a consummate sumi-e artist and poet.

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Jeanne Emrich
Susan Frame



Jeanne Emrich Jeanne Emrich is an artist and poet living in Edina, Minnesota. She was the founder and first webmaster of Haiga Online: A Journal of Poetry and Painting (1998-2002) and is the author of The Haiku Habit (1996), Barely Dawn (1999), and Berries and Cream: Contemporary Haiga in North America (2000), an interview with Michael Dylan Welch. She has taught haiku, tanka, and haiga at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. Currently, she is the editor of Reeds: Contemporary Haiga (2003), a publication of Lone Egret Press, which she founded in 1996. Her interview with Robert Wilson is featured in a previous issue of Simply Haiku.

Jeanne's websites:

Susan Frame Susan Frame is a teacher and artist who has painted with ink and brush for over thirty years. She has studied with great masters in both China and the United States. Her work is included in museum, corporate, and private collections worldwide. She is the author of The Beginners Art Guide to Sumi-e (2002). Susan lives in Clearwater, Florida.

Susan's personal website:

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