2016 Member News & Announcements
Cliff T. Roberts <email@example.com> • February 6, 2016
The Texoma Haiku Society is meeting on the third Sunday of each month from 1-3pm at the Midway Mall Food Court in Sherman, Texas. For more information contact Cliff T. Roberts at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or 903-893-8435.
Sun. Feb 21, 2016 - THS Feb Meeting
Program: Love Verse In Haiku - Celiia Stewart Powells
Hajin: Brenda Roberts
Sun. March 20, 2016 - THS March Meeting
Program: Irish Haiku
Haijin: to be announced
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - Spring Contest Deadline
Sun. April 17, 2016 - THS April Meeting
National Haiku Poetry Day
Program: How To Read Haiku
Haijin: to be announced
Dan Schwerin <email@example.com> • February 5, 2016
New Haiku Group in Waukesha, WI
Dan Scwerin writes that a new haiku group started last July and it's still going. "There are several publishing haiku now, several beginners, and those like me who are eternal novices. All are welcome." For now this haiku group meets 6:30 to 8:00 pm on the second or fourth Wednesday at First UMC Waukesha, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. We gather next on Feb. 24 from 630-8pm.
Questions? Contact Dan at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Michele Root-Bernstein <email@example.com> • February 5, 2016
Calling All Midwest Haiku Poets,
I want to let you know personally about a haiku study group that is set to begin Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at Michigan State University. Meetings are planned for the 3rd Saturday of every month—at least through April 16th—and beyond if there is interest. I sure hope so! This is a group meant for students and for community members, for novice poets and seasoned haijin alike. If you can come to one, some, or all meetings, please do! We need you!
There's a bit of information about me and the haiku study group format I envision:
In a nutshell~
Dates: February 20, March 19, April 16, 2016
Time: Saturdays, 1 – 3 pm
Where: On campus in Snyder Hall, C302. Snyder Hall is a Residence Hall at 362 Bogue Street, off of Grand River Avenue. You can look it up on this map: http://maps.msu.edu/interactive/
I am looking forward to this opportunity to celebrate haiku in the Midwest. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are ever in East Lansing and would like to join in the fun!
Charlie Rossiter <email@example.com> • January 29, 2016
Haiku writer Randy Brooks is the featured poet on Poetry Spoken Here podcast on Friday, February 5. During the program he will read his poems and discuss such topics as the social nature of haiku, the aural tradition of haiku and teaching haiku. Subscribe to the podcast series on iTunes (free) and receive an automatic notification when the podcast is posted. In addition to his long history of writing haiku, Brooks is the proprietor of Brooks Books and a long-time faculty member at Millikin University in Decatur, IL.
The podcast also includes a brief review of Robert Hass book, The Essential Haiku.
Poetry Spoken Here--new podcast 1st & 3rd Fridays
Roberta Beary <firstname.lastname@example.org> • January 18, 2016
Roberta Beary will read from her latest work Deflection, a collection of haibun and haiku sequences, on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 2PM at The Writer's Center in Chase Chase, Maryland. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Free admission. Event Contact Information <http://Writer.org <http://writer.org/> 301-654-8664, The Writer's Center. Deflection was selected by poet Grace Cavalieri as an Exemplar for National Poetry Month Best Pick in the Washington Independent Review of Books.
Miriam Borne <email@example.com> • November 29, 2015
HSA METRO NE MEETING
Saturday,December 5th, 2015
2:30pm to 5:30 pm
Westbeth Community Room
155 Bank Street
New York, NY
Program: " WARTIME SUITE"
Prologue and haiku by Doris Heitmeyer, based on her experiences of World War II on the home front. Spoken, Choreographed and Danced by Miriam Borne with music and sounds of the 1940's.
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