The tenth and final issue of the Australian haiku journal, Windfall, was released in January 2022. I wrote a review of Windfall #10 which was posted on the Australian Haiku Society website in late January. My review is reproduced here: Windfall: Australian Haiku, Issue 10, 2022 – Review The 10th and final issue of the… Read More Windfall #10: the final issue
Meniscus is an online literary journal published by the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP). The Association provides a forum for those interested in the teaching of creative and professional writing. Each issue of Meniscus offers a selection of poetry, flash fiction and short stories. Volume 9, Issue 2 of Meniscus was released in late… Read More Meniscus: Volume 9, Issue 2
The most recent issue of the respected British journal Presence (#71, November 2021) included a review of my haiku collection, breaking my journey (Red Moon Press). The review was written by English poet, Julie Mellor. You can find the Presence website here, and you can visit Julie’s personal website here. Julie’s review highlights the multiple… Read More Presence reviews ‘breaking my journey’
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