Kingfisher Journal

There is a brand new haiku journal on the scene. Issue #1 of Kingfisher was released in July 2020. Kingfisher will be produced twice yearly by Tanya McDonald from Washington State in the USA. Tanya describes Kingfisher as ‘a print journal of traditional and experimental haiku and senryu’.     Kingfisher is beautifully produced in… Read More Kingfisher Journal

Indigenous Australian Culture in Haiku

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following material contains the name of a person who has died.   Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (1971-2017) was a highly acclaimed Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter. He was blind since birth. Gurrumul Yunupingu’s songs, usually sung in the YolÅ‹u languages of his land, have a calming, contemplative quality… Read More Indigenous Australian Culture in Haiku