current issue: volume 47.1 Winter 2016


front cover


featured essay (pdf file):

"Black Haiku: The Uses of Haiku
by African American Poets, Part 1
Charles Trumbull





cover art


haiku & senryu

sample haibun

sample haiga

books briefly noted

books reviews:
(each one a PDF file)

A Silver Tapestry: The Best of 25 Years of Critical Writing from the British Haiku Society, ed. by Graham High. Selected by Jon Baldwin and Margery Newlove (United Kingdom: The British Haiku Society, 2015). 265 pages; 5 3⁄4 x 8 3⁄4. Glossy white and black card covers; French flaps; perfectbound. ISBN 978-1-906333-03-4. Price: $17.00 from the

Out of Translation, by Aubrie Cox (Somerville, Mass.: Kattywompus Press, 2015). 19 pages; 5 1⁄4" x 8 1⁄2". Tan card covers; saddle-stapled. ISBN 978-1-936715-93-0. Price: $12.00 from the publisher at 22 Line St., Unit E, Somerville, MA 02143 or

Ikuya’s Haiku with Codrescu’s Haiga, edited and translated by Ito Isao, haiga by Ion Codrescu (Japan: Ronso-sha, 2015), 162 pages. Hardcover. ISBN 978-4-8460-1424-7. Price: ¥2,700 from online booksellers.

An Inch of Sky: Haiku & Haibun, by Paresh Tiwari (No place [India]: 20 Notebooks Press, 2014). 118 pages; 20.5cm; 5 x 8 . Semigloss black and blue card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-93-5196-392-9. Price: Rs. 300 from online booksellers

Dandelion Seeds: Haiku, Senryu & Tanka, by Arvinder Kaur (Ludhiana, India: Aesthetic Publications, 2015). 129 pages; 17.5 cm; 4 3⁄4 x 6 3⁄4. Semigloss four-color card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-93-83092-42-0. Price: Rs. 275 from online booksellers


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