Category Archives: Writing about Place

Marking the Moment

Workshop with Desiree Fitzgibbon and Lyn Reeves haiku and accompanying simple artwork Capture and record a moment from nature through haiku and mark making to create a visual expression of a sensory experience. Join poet Lyn Reeves and local artist … Continue reading

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Ginko in the Gardens

Mid-Autumn ginko to celebrate International Haiku Poetry Day Date: Sunday 17 April 2016 Time: 10.30 am – 12.00pm Venue: Japanese Gardens, Hobart Royal Botanical Gardens Ron Moss and Lyn Reeves invite you to join them in a ginko (haikuwalk) to … Continue reading

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Ginko in St David’s Park

(This post was originally published in Islandia blog.)  It’s midway into my residency at Fullers Afterword Café, and a stunning Saturday in Spring that’s perfect for a ginko. For the last four weeks I’ve been giving classes on the Art … Continue reading

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At Yudanaka

The following haibun was recently published in paper wasp haiku journal. I‘m posting it here with photographs of the time spent at Yudanaka walking the Issa Nature Trail. At Yudanaka Yamato-san greets us at the train station, energetically loads our … Continue reading

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More rich rewards for Nature Writing

A recent episode of Books and Arts Daily featured an interview with Stephen Wright, winner of the $5,000 Nature Conservancy Australia Nature Writing Prize 2012 for his essay, Bunyip. The program also features tall tales about this mythical creature and is well … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to Place – WIldcare Prize

The winners of the 2013 Wildcare Tasmania International Nature Writing Prize were announced on March 23 at The Lark as part of the Tasmanian Writers’ Festival,during Ten Days on the Island.   Tanya Massy of Brunswick West, Victoria, took out first place for her essay, … 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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