August 1, 2020

Haiku NewZ August

August 2020:  Last month some lucky Kiwi writers spent a Sunday morning (NZ time) with Michael Dylan Welch to chat and for two presentations by Michael. I came away feeling refreshed and thinking about some new possibilities in how to present our short poems. You can read Michael’s presentation, Going Nowhere: Learning Haiku from Pico Iyer, or watch it online with a group meeting hosted by an American library. Thanks to Sue Courtney for facilitating the cross-Pacific meeting.

This month there are a couple of face-to-face writing workshops in Hamilton listed in Haiku Happenings, as well as the results of the NZPS senior haiku contest. In the monthly article, Paul Miller takes a generous view of the dangling participle, one that encourages a broader way of reading some haiku. The Contest listing has been updated through to the end of October.

If you feel like you’re running out of reading material or would like to spend some time with articles previously published here, please go to the index of Archived Articles; or try out the index for Websites & Resources, which includes links to Youtube videos.

Please feel free to get in touch with ideas or comments about Haiku NewZ.

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