2015 Haiku Society of America Meetings
Details of locations, times, and programs will appear in the HSA Newsletter and Web site, as will announcements and details of HSA regional meetings. Reminders of national meetings, HSA contest deadlines, and occasional other news or announcements will also be sent by e-mail. Inquiries regarding regional meetings can also be addressed to the appropriate regional coordinator.
First Quarterly Meeting: March 14-15, 2015 @ Tokyo
A joint meeting of HSA with the Meguro International Haiku Circle
Saturday, March 14
9:00 – 9:10: reception
9:10-9:30: David Lanoue, "The Haiku Society of America: Our Mission"
9:30 - 9:50: Juichi Masuda
9:50 - 10:10: Philip Rowland
10:10 - 10:50: Simone K. Busch
10:50 - 11:10: Shokan Tadashi Kondo
11:10 - 11: 30: Masaaki Oka
11:30 - 13:30: lunch (including business meeting for HSA members)
13:30 - 17:00: MIHC Kukai (English Haiku Workshop)
Moderator: Brunelli Crystal
Place: Meguro Citizens Center - Community Education Center, Room 3, 7th Floor
17:30 - 20:00: party at Izakaya (Shoya)
Sunday, March 15
Kamakura Haiku Walk
11:00: gather at Kitakamakura station (outside of No. 1 station exit)
11:15 -12:30 walk to Tokeiji temple to visit the graves of Daisetsu Suzuki
and R. H. Blyth, returning to Kitakamakura station to take a train to Kamakura station
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
15:00 -16:00 Jufukuji temple visit
Second Quarterly Meeting: May 16 @ Orlando, Florida
Saturday, May 16
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The morning session will include a talk about Kerouac, the Beats, and haiku by keynote speaker, Stanford M. Forrester—and workshops.
After lunch, part of the meeting will take place at the Kerouac House.
Park Plaza Hotel <http://www.parkplazahotel.com>
Alfond Inn <http://www.alfond-inn-winter-park.hotel>
Comfort Inn & Suites Winter Park Village Area
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Third Quarterly Meeting: July 19, 2015 @ San Francisco
Fort Mason, 1-5 p.m.
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Fourth Quarterly Meeting: September 18-20 @ Walnut Creek, Ohio
Hotel: Dutchman Hospitality
Carlisle Inn, Walnut Creek
More information will be posted later.