current issue: volume 48.3 Autumn 2017


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The Searchable World, by Peter Newton (No Place [Winchendon, Mass.]: Mapleview Publishing, 2017). 124 pages; 5 x 7. Four-color matte card covers; perfectbound. Letterpress. ISBN 978-1-640075-28-3. Price: $15.00 from Mapleview Publishing, 12 High Street, Winchendon, MA 01475

Even the Mountains: Five Years in a Japanese Village, by Sean O’Connor (United Kingdom: Alba Publishing, 2017). 92 pages; 5.75 × 8.25. Glossy four-color card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-1-910185-60-5. Price: $12.00 from

A Dawn of Ghosts, by Thomas Powell; 27 pages. Goodbye, by Roger Jones; 22 pages. Stone Circles, by Cynthia Rowe; 19 pages. All the Windows Lit, by Richard Youmans; 21 pages. Thronging Cranes, by Allan Burns; 28 pages. A Fence Without Wire, by Simon Chard; 30 pages. Ebooks.: (United Kingdom: Snapshots Press, 2017). Price: Free for reading and download from


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"The Uses of Haiku:
Native American Writers, Part 1
Charles Trumbull

"The Haiku Poetics of Paul O. Williams:
The Art of Discovering an Aura
Randy Brooks

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