Three Haibun of Mine Reviewed in “Haibun Today”

I’m honored that Michael McClintock has said kind things about my three haibun: “On the Way,” “Anchoring”, and “Driving Home” in his review of Contemporary Haibun 12 (edited by Jim Kacian, Bruce Ross, and Ken Jones. (Red Moon Press, 2011). Here’s the link to the review:

http://haibuntoday.com/ht52/review_Mcclintock_CH12.html

His mention of my work is about halfway through the review, when he speaks of the longer pieces in the anthology. A bow of thanks to him for his mention of my work. I heartily recommend your reading both the entire on-line issue of Haibun Today  http://haibuntoday.com and ordering a copy of Contemporary Haibun 12.

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About penhart

I am a poet and writer, published widely in journals and anthologies, and my literary autobiography appears as an extended essay in "Contemporary Authors." My poems have recently appeared in "Rattle" ,"Tiferet," and "U.S. 1 Worksheets". Work has also appeared in "The Valparaiso Poetry Review," and "Umbrella." Recent books include 'One Bowl" (2012); "Recycling Starlight" (2010); and "The Night Marsh" (2008).. Earlier collections include "Along River Road"; "Lizard Light: Poems From the Earth"; and "Buried in the Sky." My illustrated alphabestiary for children, "The Beastie Book," was published in the December, 2009, by Shenanigan Books. I have won three poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as awards from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Mary Carolyn Davies Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the first William O. Douglas Nature Writing Award for my work in the anthology "American Nature Writing 2002." I was invited to be a "featured poet" and read at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival, and was awarded a residency / fellowship for January, 2011, at VCCA (Virginia Center for the Creative Arts." I live in the South Jersey shore area, and work as a visiting poet in the schools through programs sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and various other agencies. I'm still fairly new at blogging and hope to add more graphics, etc., as I learn more.
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