I’ve been out and about showcasing my new book of haiku, breaking my journey. In February, I read at the Manning Clark House Poetry Book Fair while, in March, I read at the Brush With Poetry afternoon in Binalong, New South Wales. Both were very enjoyable events. The Poetry Book Fair was held at Smith’s… Read More breaking my journey: out and about
Award-winning Australian author, Cynthia Rowe, has written a review of my latest book, breaking my journey. The review was published a few weeks ago on the website of the Australian Haiku Society. Cynthia’s literary CV includes poetry, short stories and several novels. You can find details of Cynthia’s books and awards on her personal website.… Read More Cynthia Rowe Reviews breaking my journey
What better way to begin 2021 than with the release of my new book of haiku! This collection, titled breaking my journey, is published by Jim Kacian from Red Moon Press in the USA. Jim is a tireless supporter of haiku writers around the globe and I’m thrilled with the way the book has come… Read More breaking my journey
Sydney poet, Tricia Dearborn, and myself will be reading at Smith’s Alternative in Canberra on Monday, 29 April 2019. Smith’s is a great venue for poetry and the event gets underway around 7pm. Tricia will be launching her third full-length collection of poetry, Autobiochemistry, published by University of Western Australia Publishing. The book will be… Read More Tricia Dearborn and Gregory Piko to read at Smith’s Alternative
For twenty years, Red Moon Press in the USA has been presenting its New Resonance series of books which introduces emerging haiku writers from around the world. Published every two years, each issue of A New Resonance showcases the work of around 17 writers who are still relatively new haiku voices. With the 10th New Resonance… Read More echoes 2: A New Resonance Reunion
What great news, Tanya from Monji Tea in Sydney (Australia) has turned the humble teabag into something inspirational and beautiful using haiku by Vanessa Proctor and myself. Each gift pack also incorporates original artwork by Australian artist, Tatiana Georgieva. Monji Tea offers delightful gift packs for New Parents. Inside are pyramid teabags containing your choice… Read More BUB Haiku in Monji Tea Gift Packs!
Thank you to the respected New Zealand journal, Kokako, for publishing an extended review of Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents by Vanessa Proctor and Gregory Piko. Issue 27 of Kokako includes a review of BUB written by widely published Auckland poet, Tony Beyer. As Tony points out, Blowing Up Balloons is at the… Read More Kokako Reviews BUB
Frogpond, the highly regarded Journal of the Haiku Society of America is in it’s fortieth year. The 2017 Spring/Summer edition (Volume 40:2) included a brief review by Randy Brooks of Blowing Up Balloons. Randy’s review commented: Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents is a collection of parenting haiku by Australian haiku writers Vanessa Proctor… Read More Frogpond Reviews BUB