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    fear of dancing, The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku, edited by Jim Kacian and the Red Moon Editorial Staff

    fear of dancing is the eighteenth volume in this most awarded series in the history of English-language haiku. It collects the best haiku and related writings from around the world in the calendar year 2013 . . . Continue Reading

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    contemporary haibun, Volume 15

    contemporary haibun remains the single volume and series dedicated to the twin arts of English-language haibun (haiku prose) and modern haiga (haiku painting). It is also the final volume of the series to be completed by the original editorial team of Jim Kacian, Ken Jones and Bruce Ross . . .” Continue Reading

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    Elements of a Life, haiku by Rebecca Lilly

    Rebecca Lilly’s new volume is actually two volumes in one. Book 1, edited by Allan Burns, shows the poet reaching a concluding phase of her exploration of a more normative style of haiku . . . Continue Reading

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    d(ark), haiku by John Stevenson

    John Stevenson, who has worn nearly every hat imaginable in the English-language haiku world, is also one its best poets. His latest full-length collection follows in the tradition of his previous award-winners Some of the Silence, quiet enough, and Live Again. Continue Reading

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    The Disjunctive Dragonfly, A New Approach to English-Language Haiku, by Richard Gilbert

    “You might call this book Twenty-four Ways of Looking at a Haiku in the 21st Century. . . . Professor Gilbert investigates how language experimentation in contemporary English-language haiku both connects and radically departs from twentieth century conventions. . . .” Continue Reading

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    contingencies, haiku by Mike Dillon

    Mike Dillon’s first book of haiku, the road behind, published by Red Moon Press in 2003, has quietly gathered a reputation over the years as a notable work. Mathew Paul called it an “elegant and richly re-readable collection.” . . . Continue Reading

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    Postscript Series, from Red Moon Press

    Red Moon Press continues to add to its Postscript Series, a series of chapbooks designed to honor recently deceased haiku poets. Each chapbook is culled from the entire oeuvre of the poet's lifetime, with an eye to what made these poets both distinctive and ahead of their time. Each book is handmade in limited quantities. At present there are twenty-one titles available . . .  Postscript Series