witness tree is the latest haiku collection by American poet, paul m. The book was edited by John Barlow and published by Snapshot Press in 2020. paul m. is the pen name of Paul Miller who, apart from being a widely published and anthologised poet, is also an editor and essayist. Since 2013, he has… Read More witness tree by paul m.
For several years, a group of haiku writers has been meeting at The Oaks Brasserie in Canberra. Set under stands of mature oak, cypress and other trees, the venue is perfect for the discussion of haiku and other Japanese forms of poetry. During 2021, our group decided it was time to publish an anthology of… Read More Haiku @ The Oaks Anthology
Each year, WA Poets Inc conducts the Ros Spencer Poetry Contest. Periodically, an anthology of selected poems from the contest is published, with the most recent anthology, Brushstrokes II: Ros Spencer Poetry Contest Anthology 2020-21 having been released in November 2021. The poems in the collection were selected by former judges, Ann Gilchrist and Mike… Read More Ros Spencer Poetry Contest Anthology 2020-21
Poetry for the Planet: An Anthology of Imagined Futures, edited by Julia Kaylock and Denise O’Hagan, was published by Litoria Press in 2021. Amid global concern over climate change, this collection of poems by Australian and New Zealand writers contemplates country, biodiversity, habitat and imagined futures for our planet. The Foreword is provided by Kelly… Read More Poetry for the Planet: an anthology
The Awakened One: Buddha-Themed Haiku from Around the World is a new anthology edited by Adjei Agyei-Baah and Gabriel Rosenstock. The book is published by Poetry Chaikhana. This lovely collection pairs poems by the Japanese haiku masters with poems by contemporary writers from around the world. Each section of the book is introduced with words… Read More The Awakened One: Buddha-Themed Haiku
For several years, delightful teabags featuring haiku by Vanessa Proctor and myself have been available from Monji Tea (located on the Gold Coast, Australia). Tanya from Monji Tea has now expanded her product range and rebranded her business as the Inspirational Tea Co. You can see from Tanya’s website that her range now includes tea,… Read More Monji Tea Haiku: Special Offer
breaking my journey, has been reviewed by two respected poets from New Zealand: Sandra Simpson has posted a review on her website while a review by Patricia Prime has been included in the widely-read New Zealand journal, Kokako. You can read the full review by Sandra Simpson here. This is some of what Sandra had… Read More breaking my journey: reviews from New Zealand
Each year, WA Poets publishes an anthology of selected entries from their Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest. The judge of this year’s contest, Peter Jeffery OAM, also chose the poems for inclusion in the anthology. As always, the anthology includes a wonderful selection of poems on the subject of love in all its forms. Love… Read More Poetry d’Amour 2021