Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stopped in my tracks…

One of the greatest pleasures the writing life has given me is collaborating with writers, painters, photographers, printmakers, musicians, calligraphers and film makers. In our small city of Hobart I’ve had many experiences of working with artists in other art … Continue reading

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Janice M Bostok Haiku Prize

Of course, not all haiku are nature poems, but since most haiku usually feature some aspect of nature I thought it appropriate to list this competition in honour of Australia’s well-loved poet, Janice Bostok.  Janice M Bostok Haiku Prize: Australia’s … Continue reading

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With open eyes and hearts

While cleaning up files on my computer I came across and reread Martin Hawes’s reflections on the little book Watersmeet: haiku when he launched it at the Hobart Bookshop in 2005. As well as commenting on the book, Martin spoke insightfully … Continue reading

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