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Contents: Winter 2006, vol 4 no 4

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

Editor's Introduction

C. Avery

Chris Eichenberger

Lorin Ford

Elizabeth Howard

Iliana Ilieva

Keiko Izawa

Deborah P. Kolodji

Fredua-Agyeman Nana

Graham Nunn

Stephen A. Peters

Narayanan Raghunathan

Dave Russo

Sandra Simpson

Patrick Sweeney

M. Franklyn Teaford

CarrieAnn Thunell

Robert D. Wilson

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Senryu: Urban life, Rural Life, Pets
George Swede, Featured Poet

Editor ~ Michael McClintock [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
C W Hawes
Horst Ludwig
Stephen A. Peters
Jack Prewitt
Miriam Sagan
CarrieAnn Thunell
Three Tanka Poets from Germany and Austria
Gerd Börner
Ingrid Kunschke
Dietmar Tauchner

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

Renku Editor's Notes

  Springtime in Edo (English)
  Springtime in Edo (Japanese)
  Springtime in Edo, an audio file of the English text, read by Norman Darlington
    ~ Nobuyuki Yuasa (sabaki), Haku Asanuma, Akiko Sakaguchi, Eiko Yachimoto, Shizuka Yamamoto, John Carley, Norman Darlington, Stephen Gill, Kirsty Karkow, Dick Pettit
  Comparison, Contrast and Integration: A reflection on the composition of Springtime in Edo, by John Carley
  Summer Dawn (English)
  Summer Dawn (German)
    ~ Gerd Börner, Angelika Wienert,
Dietmar Tauchne
r, John Carley (sabaki)
  Passing Shower
    ~ Brian Zimmer
  In the Shade and High Noon
    ~ Zane Parks, CW Hawes, Lorin Ford

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
An Interview with Jane Hirshfield
  By Michael McClintock and Robert D. Wilson
Translation of Tanka – work of collaboration – in the case of As Things Are and Ferris Wheel
  By Kozue Uzawa
Just a Bridge . . . An Interview with Dr. Angelee Deodhar of India
  By Robert D. Wilson
An Interview with Tanka Poet Kawano Yuko
  By Amelia Fielden
Shikishima no Michi: Path of Poetry in these Ancient Islands
  By Harold Wright
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima
  Newly translated by David Callner

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

Editor ~ w.f. owen  [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

Emily Brink

Garry Eaton


Irene Golas

CW Hawes

Roger Jones

Ed Markowski

Don Miller

Zane Parks

Ray Rasmussen

Lynne Rees

Miriam Sagan

Anita Virgil

Amy Whitcomb

Modern Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Minerva Bloom
Gillena Cox
Christine Klocek-Lim and Janet Lynn Davis
Whitney Storey and Dustin Neal

Traditional Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  The Ink Dark Moon: Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani
  In Borrowed Shoes, by Fay Aoyagi
  My Tanka Diary, by Kawano Yuko, translated by Amelia Fielden
  The Kanshi Poems of The Ozasa Tanzaku Collection: Late Edo Life Through The Eyes of Kyoto Townsmen, by Judith Rabinovitch and Timothy R. Bradstock
Johnye Strickland:
  Always Filling, Always Full,
by Margaret Chula
  Fire Pearls: Short Masterpieces of the Human Heart, edited by M. Kei


Cover and Banner Photo: Carol Raisfeld

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