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Frogpond 39.2 • 2016

Museum of Haiku
Literature Award

Haiku & Senryu

Essay 1 - Teaching Haiku
in American Higher Education, Part 2

Essay 2 - Interview with
Donna Bauerly



Book Reviews

From the Editor



From the Editor

Earlier this year, I had said I would continue as Frogpond editor, but due to health issues I have decided to step down upon the printing of this issue. This was unexpected and a difficult decision to make; however, not only do I need to take care of myself, I need to be mindful of the integrity of the journal. I promise to find other ways to continue to promote the haikai arts in English.

I'm grateful to say that Christopher Patchel, our current designer, has agreed to serve as the interim editor for issue 39:3. I wish him all the best and hope that the community will offer him all the support and patience provided to me as he steps in mid-term.

Periods of transition such as this offer us time to reflect. At the beginning of my tenure, my goal was to extend the converation about haiku to a wider audience. Part of that process is understanding the role we all play—as editors, writers, and readers; as community organizers, publishers, and participants—within the larger literary community.

Collectively I believe we should ask ourselves what we value and how we wish to represent ourselves. Not just to the haiku world, but to those who are watching and waiting to see what we become.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve the HSA.

Aubrie Cox, Editor
Knoxville, TN