Monthly Archives: November 2009

New Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition of “The Haiku Handbook” Arrives

About ten days ago I got my first “author” copies of the new edition of The Haiku Handbook. I’m thrilled to say that the book is beautiful. Barry Lancet, our / my editor at Kodansha International had told me that … Continue reading

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“Recycling Starlight” Chapbook Accepted by Mountains and Rivers Press

I’m delighted to announce that my chapbook Recycling Starlight, consisting of some eighteen poems I wrote over the past year while processing my grief over Bill’s death,  has been accepted by Ce Rosenow for publication next year by her Mountains … Continue reading

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My First Copy of “The Beastie Book” arrives–and is now available

The Beastie Book, my hardcover alphabestiary of rhyming poems for totally imaginary creatures, illustrated by Alexandra Miller, has just been published by Shenanigan Books. I’m so excited! Last August in an earlier post, I announced that the book had … Continue reading

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Three Poems Just Published in “International Psychoanalysis”

I’m happy to announce that three of my poems: “At Ninety, My Father,” “The Door in the Sun,” and “Last Night I Woke Crying,” are featured for the month of November in the “Poetry Monday” column of the journal  International … Continue reading

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Memories of My Week in the Pacific Northwest, October 15th – 22nd, 2009

1. On Thursday, October 15th, I got up at 3:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings time and was picked up for the ride to the Philadelphia Airport at 5:00 a.m. I’d packed mostly the night before, but I wanted to take … Continue reading

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