Windfall: Issue 8

The new issue of Windfall is now available. Issue 8, published in early 2020, provides a wonderful selection of haiku relevant to the experience of urban and rural life in Australia. Edited by Beverley George, and published by Peter Macrow from Blue Giraffe Press, Windfall accepts submissions in July each year with the print publication… Read More Windfall: Issue 8

Limestone Tanka Poets

There was a full-house at Smith’s Alternative in Canberra last Monday night, 10 June 2019, to hear readings from local group, Limestone Tanka Poets. Those presenting were: Amelia Fielden, Barbara Curnow, Carmel Summers, Glenys Ferguson, Michael Thorley, Liz Lanigan, Michelle Brock, Kate King and group facilitator, Kathy Kituai. Tanka is a major genre of Japanese… Read More Limestone Tanka Poets

Canberra/Nara Poetry Anthology

This year, 2018, marks the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Canberra (Australia) and Nara (Japan). To celebrate the occasion, Saeko Ogi, Amelia Fielden and Noriko Tanaka have edited a collection of tanka and haiku by Australian and Japanese poets. The publication is titled Poetry Bridges: Canberra/Nara Commemorative Anthology. The Australian launch of Poetry… Read More Canberra/Nara Poetry Anthology