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Frogpond 38.3 • 2015

Museum of Haiku
Literature Award

Haiku & Senryu

Essay 1 - Two-Line Haiku

Essay 2 - Interview


Haiku Sequence


Book Reviews

From the Editors



Deflection by Roberta Beary

Roberta Beary. Deflection. Lexington, KY: Accents Publishing, 2015, 29 pp., perfect softbound, 5 x 7 inches. ISBN 1-936628-33-9. US$8 plus shipping from www.accents-publishing.com.

reviewed by Penny Harter, Mays Landing, NJ

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⊕rs by Dan Schwerin

Dan Schwerin. ⊕rs. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2015, (unpag.) 80 pp., perfect softbound, 4.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN 978-1-936848-35-5. US$12 from www.redmoonpress.com.

reviewed by Charles Trumbull, Santa Fe, NM

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Genjuan Haibun Contest Decorated Works 2012–2014

Nobuyuki Yuasa and Stephen Henry Gill, compilers. Genjuan Haibun Contest Decorated Works 2012–2014. Osaka, Japan: Hailstone Haiku Circle Publications, March 2015, 122 pp., 17 illustrations, perfect softbound, 5.75 x 8.25 inches. ISBN 978-4-9900822-7-7. 1,000 ¥ in Japan; $13 cash (includes package and airmail) from elsewhere. Request from Hailstone Haiku Circle Publications, c/o Hisashi Miyazaki, 54-16 Hamuro-cho, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka-fu 569-1147, Japan. Email: kamechany8@yahoo.co.jp.

reviewed by J. Zimmerman, Santa Cruz, CA

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Briefly Reviewed

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Lenard D. Moore & Dave Russo, eds. Learning to See the Truth. Pittsboro, NC: Rosenberry Books, 2014, unpaginated, hand-bound softcover, 9 x 6 inches. No ISBN. US$20.95 from www.rosenberrybooks.com.

Rick Tarquinio. Mostly Water. Self-published. Unpaginated, perfect softbound, 4.5 x 7 inches. ISBN: 978-1-63110-158-8. US$12 + shipping from www.amazon.com or https://rick tarquinio.bandcamp.com/merch.

Chad Lee Robinson. The Deep End of the Sky. Arlington, VA: Turtle Light Press, 2015, 40 pp., perfect softbound, 5.25 x 8 inches. ISBN 9780974814759. US$12.50 from www. turtlelightpress.com.

Lee Gurga & Scott Metz, eds. Haiku 2015. Lincoln, IL: Modern Haiku Press, 2015, unpaginated, perfect softbound, 5.25 x 4.25 inches. ISBN 0-9741894-7-2. US$8 plus shipping from http://modernhaiku.org/mhbooks/.

Terry Ann Carter. On the Road to Naropa, My Love Affair with Jack Kerouac: A Haibun Memoir. Edmonton, AB: Inkling Press, 2015, 80 pp., perfect softbound, 5.25 x 8 inches. ISBN 978-1-928147-24-4. $15 from www.inklingpress.ca/.

Marshall Hryciuk and company. Petals in the Dark, 15 renku. Carleton Place, Ontario: Catkin Press Ontario, 2015, 76 pp., perfect softbound, 5 x 7 inches. ISBN 978-1-928163-02-2. US$20 postage paid from Marshall Hryciuk, 30 Laws St., Toronto, ON M6P 2Y7 Canada. Contact imagorediron@ gmail.com.

Peter Butler. The Trouble with Mona Lisa, A Haibun Collection. Uxbridge: Alba Publishing, 2015, 60 pp., perfect softbound, 5.75 x 8.25 inches. ISBN 978-1-910185-17-9. US$15 from www.albapublishing.com.

Ellen Compton. Gathering Dusk. Ormskirk, U.K.: Snapshot Press, 2015, 80 pp., perfect softbound, 5 x 7.5 inches. ISBN 978-1-903543-33-7. £9.99 from www.snapshotpress.com.

Marilyn Appl Walker. Listening to the Sky. Madison, GA: Appl Tree Haiku, 2015, unpag. (52 pp.), hardback, 5.5 x 7 inches. ISBN 978-0-692-32933-7. US$20 in USA, US$25 overseas, from Marilyn Appl Walker, 1060 East Avenue, Mad- ison, GA 30650.

Caroline Gourlay. Across the Silence. With paintings by Sara Philpott. Knighton, U.K.: Five Seasons Press, 2015, 72 pp., hardback, 7 x 9.25 inches. ISBN 978-0-947960-69-8. US$25 from books@fiveseasonspress.com or gourlaycm@ gmail.com.

Ellen Peckham. Arrested Ephemera: Haiga. Guttenberg, NJ: Paper Crown Press, 2015, 132 pp., hardback, 8.5 x 12 inches. ISBN 978-0-985200-0-2. US$28.50 from peckham@ atelierae.com.

briefly reviewed by Michele Root-Bernstein, East Lansing, Michigan
& Francine Banwarth, Dubuque, Iowa

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