The following books, sorted according to titles, have been reviewed.
Across the Windharp: Collected and New Haiku by Elizabeth Searle Lamb. Preface by William J. Higginson, Introduction by Miriam Sagan. La Alameda Press: 2000. Perfect bound, 120 pages, 6 x 8 ½ inches, ISBN: 1-888809-18-3. $12.00 +$2.50 s&h. Order from Elizabeth Searle Lamb, 970 Acequia Madre, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
A Foreign Guest by Ion Codrescu. Ex Ponto Press: 1999. Haiku, renku, rengay, and haibun in English and Romanian with 9 sumi-e illustrations by the author. Perfect bound, 8 x 5, 176 pp., ISBN: 973-938-81-8, US $14 (cash or check). Available from the author: Ion Codrescu, str Soveja, nr 25, Bl. V2, sc B, apt. 31; 8700 Constanta, Romania.
Airport by Ishigaki Chô ko. Published in Canada by KDC; 1998. Perfect bound, 215 pp., bilingual with English and kanji renderings of the 200 tanka. E-mail: email@example.com for the publisher, or the author at: firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain this book.
alone tonight by Larry Kimmel. A Winfred Press Book: 1998. Perfect bound, 5.5 x 8.5, 70 pp., $10.00. Order from Winfred Press, 364 Wilson Hill Road, Colrain, MA 01340.
A Scarecrow in the Snow by Alexksander Pavic. English and Serbian. Stapled, 17 haiku. Can be ordered from Aleksander Pavic, Sutjesks 66, 21432 Gajdobrs, Yugoslavia. You can contact the author: email@example.com
Alzheimer's Waltz by Pamela Miller Ness. Hand-tied, gated cover, letterpress printed by Swamp Press, 4.5 x 5.5, 16 pp., colored ink illustrations, $6.00 ppd. from Pamela Miller Ness, 33 Riverside Drive, 4-G, New York, NY 10023.
Andetsteds – Original Plus by Don Ammons. Original Plus Publications: 1999. Perfect bound, 8.5 x 5, 72 pp., £6.00 ($15.00) Contact the author at Villestaftehaven 156, 5210 Odense, Denmark.
AN-KON-KA Requiem by Choko Ishigaki. Bilingual Japanese and English. Hard cover with dust jacket. 338 pages, 8 ½ x 6 ½ inches. To obtain this book contact the author: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her website: http://www4.osk.3web.ne.jp/~seiwaemi
A Splash of Sunlight by Janice M. Bostok. Saddle-stapled, 36 fully packed pages, $5.00. Janice M. Bostok, 260 Campbell's Road, Dungay, NSW 2484, Australia.
At the Edge of the Woods: Selected Haiku, Senryu, and Sequences, 1980 - 1997. Adele Kenny. Yorkshire House Books with Muse-Pie Press, R. G. Rader, 73 Pennington Ave., Passaic, New Jersey 07055. Perfect bound, tradecover with color, 8.5" x 11", ¾ " thick with unnumbered pages, long – good and marvelous! – preface by Sister Adele Kenny, lots of book for $13.95.
A Work of Love by Tom Clausen, Tiny Poems Press Chapbook Winner 1997.The booklets of the winners of the chapbook contest are 5.5 x 4.25 inches, staple bound, and available for $3.00 ppd each, or $10 for the set of four postpaid. Hint: go for the whole series. They are truly worth every cent. Order from Tiny Poems Press, 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082.
Benath the Stars by Ertore José Palmero. Saddle-stapled, 6.3" x 4.25, 40 pp., no price. Write to: Ertore Jose Palmero, Carlos Antonio Lopez 2450, PB Dpto. 3, 1419 Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Black Ant's Journey to Japan: A MODERN TANKA SEQUENCE by Randy Brooks. AHA Books Online.
Bound by Red Clay by Neca Stoller. DeeMar Communications, 6325-9 Falls of Neuse Rd, Suite 320, Raleigh, NC 27615. Perfect bound, 5.5 x 8.5, 75 pp., $14.95 ppd.
Breath of Eternity -Dah Vjecnosti - by Marijan Cekolj. Book # 28 from the series of publication by the Croatian Haiku Poets Association. ISBN: 953-6677-12-1, perfect bound, 8" x 5.5", 200 pages, color illustrations of paintings by Vesna Cekolj, bilingual. Write to Marijan Cekolj, Smerovisce 24, 41430 Samobor, Croatia for prices and payment policies.
can I get there by candle (triptych) by anne mckay. wind chimes press. Saddle-stapled, 80 pp., 7 x 4 inches, $6.50. Please order from the author at: studio B, 1506 Victoria Dr., Vancouver, BC V5L-2Y9, CANADA.
Cats - tanka, haiku & cattales /CHATS - tanka, haiku & contes de chat. Compiled and edited by Giselle Maya. Hand-tied, handmade paper cover, 10 x 13". 44 pp., bilingual English / French. Drawings by Lei-Sanne Doo, Aisha Pesso, Barbara Lindors. Order from Koyama Press, Grande Rue, 84750 St. Martin de Castillon, France.
Children of the Sparrow – Haiku by Robert Gibson. Holly House Publications: 1999. Perfect bound, 8 x 5, 142 pp., Ink Brush drawings by Karen Klein, Foreword by Jane Reichhold, $15.95 ppd. Order from Robert Gibson, 929 "H" Street, Centralia, WA 98531.
coda by annie mckay. Windchimes Press:2000. Saddle-stapled, 4 x 7 inches, 60 pp., $5.00. Order from anne mckay, studio b, 1506 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5L-2Y9, Canada.
Cold Waves: A life of Tanka by Anna Holley, translated into the Japanese by Aya Yuhki. Ashi Press:2000. Ashi Press, 6162 Lakeshore, Dallas, TX 75214 or from Aya Kuhki, 2-9-4 Fujimi, Sayama-shi T3055-1306, Japan.
cur*rent: linked haiku by Marlene Mountain and Francine Porad. Vandana Press, 6944 SE 33rd, Mercer Island, WA 98040-3324. Saddle-stapled, 5.5 by 8.5 inches, 28 pp. contains black and white art by Marlene Mountain and tipped-in color plates of Francine Porad's watercolors. Price: $10.00 plus $1.00 p & h.
Curve by John Sheirer. Tiny Poems Press, c/o John Sheirer, 170 Elm St., Enfield, CT 06082. Saddle-stapled, 4.25" x 3.5", 16 pp., $1.00.
Cybertry IV by Werner Reichhold. AHA Online Books.
Dah Vjecnosti - Breath of Eternity by Marijan Cekolj. Book # 28 from the series of publication by the Croatian Haiku Poets Association. ISBN: 953-6677-12-1, perfect bound, 8" x 5.5", 200 pages, color illustrations of paintings by Vesna Cekolj, bilingual. Write to Marijan Cekolj, Smerovisce 24, 41430 Samobor, Croatia for prices and payment policies.
Eye of the Storm by Edward Baranosky. The chapbook is 40 pp., 31 titles, 5.5 x 8.5, saddle-stapled, $7.50 + $2.00 P&H. The tape Eye of the Storm is 90 minutes of readings, tone poems and sounds for $20,00 ppd. Order from Edward Baranosky, 115 Parkside Drive, Toronto, Ont., M6R-2Y8, Canada.
Family Farm: Haiku for a Place of Moons by Carol Purington. Illustrations by Shirley L. Horn. Winfred Press: 1999. Perfect bound, 100 pp., 30 illustrations, perfect-bound. $12 postpaid. Orders can be sent to Carol Purington, 152 Wilson Hill Road, Colrain, MA, 01340; or to Winfred Press, 364 Wilson Hill Road, Colrain, MA, 01340.
Field: A Circle of Haiku. Don Eulert. AHA Books, POB 767, Gualala, Ca 95445. Perfect bound, 5 x 8, two-color cover, illustrated by Marci Brealey, 120 pp., $15.00 ppd.
flaming cRust by Ficus strangulensis and Do something that I can think of as art. by Jim Leftwich. Both books by Luna Bisonte Prods, 137 Leland Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43214. Saddle-stapled, 5.5 x 8.5,36 pp., $7.00 ppd each.
For My Brother Victor & Elsa His Wife by Gerard John Conforti. AHA Books Online at: http://www.ahapoetry.com/conforbk.htm
Geography Lens by Jane Reichhold. AHA Books: 1999. Hardcover, 8.5 x 5.5", 128 pages, $12.00 postpaid. AHA Books, pob 1250, Gualala, CA 95445. Book reviewed by Marjorie Buettner.
Ghostdancing by Edward Baranosky. Poetry, drawings and cover art by Edward Baranosky. 1997. Saddle-stapled, 8.5" x 5.5", 38 pp., no price. Write to Edward Baranosky, 115 Parkside Drive, Totonto, Ont. M6R 2Y8, Canada.
Gripping the Perch by Geoffrey Daniel. Snapshots Press: 1999. Perfect bound, full-color cover, 6" x 4", 56 pp., ISBN: 0-9526773-1-8, $10.00 – £4.00. Order from the publisher – Snapshot Press, POB 35, Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 3EG, England.
gusts by Marianne Bluger. Penumbra Press Poetry Series, ISBN: 0 921254 86 5. Perfect bound, 4 x 6 inches, 110 pp.
Haibun – Words and Pictures by Vladimir Devidé and Nada Ziljak. Galerija Sv. Ivan Zelina:1997. Hard cover, 6.5 x 10.5 inches. Contact Vilko Ziljak, Masarykova 28, Zagreb, Croatia, for ordering information and price.
Haibun:Wort und Bild von Vladimir Devide und Nada Ziljak. Galerija S'IVAN ZELINA., 1999, Hardcover 6" x 11" , 80 Seiten., farbige Illustrationen. Contactpersonen: Vladimir Devide, Vinogradska 10, 1000 Zagreb, Croatia.
Haiku International 2000 by the Haiku International Association of Japan. Preface by the President, Kogure Gohei, Editor: Nagato Ryûtarô, Translation by Kinuko and Richard Jambor perfect bound with dust jacket, 7.5" x 5", 208 pages, published on June 30th, 2000, US$27.00 or Yen 2,857. Contact distributor: Librairie Nagata 3-7-13, Takaban, Meguro, Tokyo, 152-0004 Japan, or fax the Haiku International Association at 03-5228-9004.
Handshake by Werner Reichhold. Haiku, drawings and installations by author, AHA Books, POB 767, Gualala, CA 95445. 1989, 104 pps., $10. ppd. Winner of the Haiku Society of America's Merit Book Award 1992.
Hanging From the Clouds by André Duhaime. Translated from the French by Bertrand Cyr, LeRoy Gorman, Dorothy Howard. Ninth in the Hexagram Series by King's Road Press, edited by Marco Fraticelli. Saddle-stapled, 5.5 x 8.5", 16 pp., 23 haiku, no price. Order from King's Road Press, 148 King's Road, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada, H9R 4H4.
Heavenly Maiden Tanka by Akiko Baba, translated by Hatsue Kawamura and Jane Reichhold. AHA Books, 1999. Perfect bound, 128 pp., with romaji and kanji versions, bibliography. $10.00 ppd. Book Reviewed by Marjorie Buettner.
How the Sky Holds the Sun by Edward J. Rielly. AHA Books Online.
In Due Season: A discussion of the role of kigo in English-language haiku. Edited by A. C. Missias. redfox press, pob 186, Philadelphia, PA 19105. Published in connection with Acorn No. 4; spring, 2000. Staple-spine, 7 x 4, 68 pp., supplemental volumes = $6.00 each. Yearly subscription to Acorn = $9.50.
intermezzo anne mckay. Wind Chimes Press, c/o Anne Mckay, 1506 Victoria Dr., Vancouver, BC V5l 2Y9 Canada. intermezzo (92 pp) $6.50; Saddle-stapled, 7 x 4 inches.
I Write Friend byMichael Ketchek. Tiny Poems Press, c/o John Sheirer, 170 Elm St., Enfield, CT 06082. Saddle-stapled, 4.25" x 3.5", 16 pp., $1.00.
Just These Few Stones by Richard Goring. The Cat's Yawn Press, 27 Park Street, Westcliff-on Sea: Essex SS0 7PA, England. Hand-tied, a fat little book of 93 haiku, 6 senryu and 16 tanka and generous commentary. £ 4.00, $7.00.
Keywords / Toetssteen by Gerla Brakkee, Fred Flohr, Wilhelm Haupt, Emile Mollhuysen, Jan-Berger Troost, Max Verhart, Armold Vermeeren. To quote from the Colophon: This volume of 7 x 7 cm (2.5" x 2.5"), designed by Emile Molhuysen, printed by Wim Lofvers, and multiplied by Dieuwke Meichers was bound by the poets in 400 numbered copies during the spring of 2000. The type is 6 and 9 points Humanist, on ivory papers. The booklet can be ordered from Wim Lofvers, Rijsterdijk 25, 8574 VW Bakhuisen, The Netherlands, fax (0031) 0514 582083 for $5.00 postpaid sent in bills not checks.
Kiseiki– Raise the Century – Das Jahrhundert Aufrichten – by Hiromasa Hayashi. Koteki-kai: 1999. Perfect bound, 4 x 7, 138 pp., ¥1400. Order from Hiromasa Hayashi, Wakagi 2-11-18, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Ladybug in a Bottle by Nina A. Wicker. Persephone Press available from Birch Brook Press, pob 81, Delhi, NY 13753 for $17.75 ppd. Hand-set press with hand-tied pages, 8.5 x 5.5, 36 pp.
Mailer Leaves Ham by John M. Bennett, Pantograph Press 1999. 174 pages, perfect bound. ISBN: 1-880766-18-3. Distributed by: Small Press Distribution, 1341 7th St., Berkeley CA 95710, USA. Reviewed by Werner Reichhold.
Mind Magic: a wheelchair excursion through time and space. Lesley Einer. Saddle-stapled, 7.5" x 2.75", 16 pp., no price. Nice papers and well-designed. Order from Sage Shadow Press, 4065 East Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032.
Mountain Top Haiku VRH PLANINE -by Dusko Matas. Illustrated by Nada Ziljak. Published by Galerija Sv Ivan Zelina, Zagreb: 1998. Hard cover, 84 pp. bilingual. E-mail: FS@zg.tel.hr for ordering information and availability.
Moving Stillness with haiku by David Samuel Bloch and blockprints by Julie Hagan Bloch. AHA Books: 1999. Hardcover with two-color dust jacket, 9 x 6, 192 pages, 27 original illustrations, $22.00 ppd. Order from Julie Bloch, R.D 1, Box 9A, Hurleyville, NY 12474 or AHA Books.
My Shadow Doing Something by George Swede. Tiny Poems Press, Enfield, Connecticut: 1997. Saddle-stapled, 8.5" x 5.5", 24 pp. $5.00. Contact Tiny Poems Press, c/o John Sheirer, 170 Elm St., Enfield, CT 06082.
One Hundred Poets, One Hundred Poems. Translated by Toshi Ishihara & Linda Reinfeld. Hardcover book with illustrations, romaji and English. $21.00 a box. Contact: lreinfeld (English) or tishihar (in Japanese)
Oneself: Haiku by Poets from Rochester, New York by Pamela A. Babusci, Mary Lou Bittle-DeLapa, Donatella Cardillo-Young, Michael Ketchek, Tom Painting, Sue-Stapleton Tkach with cover art by Pamela A. Babusci, designed by Mary Lou Bittle-DeLapa with a foreword by Michael Ketchek. Saddle-stapled, 12 pages, $5.00 postpaid. Order from Tom Painting, 40 Huntington Hills, Rochester, NY 14622.
Opening - Poems of Parting by Suezan Aikins. Prospect Press: 1999. Hand-tied flat spine, 8" wide by 5.5 " high, 50 pp., limited edition, $12.00 ppd. Order from Prospect Press, 26 Cove Road, Prospect, Nova Scotia, B3T - 2B2. Canada.
Oriori no Uta (Poems for All Seasons) Ôoka Makato. Translated by Janine Beichman. Kodansha Bilingual Books, Japan: 2000. ISBN: 4-7700-2380-4. Perfect bound with dust jacket, 4.5 " x 7.5", 300 pages, Yen 1300.
Other Rens by Kris Kondo, Marlene Mountain, and Francine Porad. Vandina Press:2000. Flat-spined, 5.5 x 5.5 inches, 88 pp., full-color illustrations by each author/artist. $15.95. Order from Vandina Press, 6944 SE 33rd, Mercer Island, WA 98040-3324.
Pale Moonlight by Gerard John Conforti. Deep North Press: 1999. Saddle-stapled, 8 x 5, 32 pp., Foreword by Jane Reichhold, $8.00 ppd. Order from Charles Trumbull, 1102 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202-1211.
Pikadon: An Epic Poem. James Kirkup. University of Salzburg, 1997. Perfect bound, 134 pp., 5.5 x 8.5, $15.00. ISBN: 3-7052-0128-X. Distributed by Drake International Services, Market House, Market Place, Deddington Oxford OX15 0SF, England, Phone: 01869 338240; Fax: 01869 338310 or International Specialized Book Services Inc., 5804 NE Hassalo St., Portland OR 97213-3644. Phone: 503.287.3093; Fax: 503.280.8832.
Pink Light, Sleeping. Panela Miller Ness. Small Poetry Press, pob 5342, Concord, California: 1998. Staple-bound, 5.5" x 4.5", 34 pp., full-color cover, $6.00 ppd.
Pocket Poems #4 – Haiku Poems. Edited by Yvonne Hardenbrook and Larry Smith. Bottom Dog Press: 1999. Saddle-stapled, 4 ¼ x 5 ½ , 42 pp., $3.00. Order from Bottom Dog Press, c/o Firelands College, Huron, Ohio, 44839.
Poems for All Seasons - Oriori no Uta Ôoka Makato. Translated by Janine Beichman. Kodansha Bilingual Books, Japan: 2000. ISBN:4-7700-2380-4. Perfect bound with dust jacket, 4.5 " x 7.5", 300 pages, Yen 1300.
Radijs – by 't Hoge Woord is a new series of micro-books of haiku designed, and produced by Wim Lofvers, Rijsterdijk 25, 8574 VW Bakhuizen, The Netherlands. Fax / phone:0514 582083.
Raindancing by Edward Baranosky. EAB Publishing: 1999. Saddle-stapled, 8 x 5, 38 pp., no listed price. Order from 115 Parkside Drive, Toronto, Ont. M6R-2Y8, Canada.
Requiem AN-KON-KA by Choko Ishigaki. Bilingual Japanese and English. Hard cover with dust jacket. 338 pages, 8 ½ x 6 ½ inches. To obtain this book contact the author: email@example.com or visit her website: http://www4.osk.3web.ne.jp/~seiwaemi
Ryokan: Selected Tanka Haiku translated by Sanford Goldstein, Shigeo Mizuguchi and Fujisato Kitajima with drawings by Kazuaki Wakui. ISBN: 4-87499-574-8C0092, perfect bound with dust jacket, 7.5" x 5", 220 pages, Yen:2000. Kôkodô Co., 4 Furumachi-dôri, Niigata, Japan 951-8063. Fax:81-25 224-8654.
Sassy: A Collection of Linked Poems. Alexis K. Rotella and Carlos Colón. Tragg Publications, Shreveport, LA, 1998, iii + 29 pages, paper, saddle-stapled, 8.5 x 11", $11.00 ppd. Order from Carlos Colón, 185 Lynn Ave., Shreveport, LA 71105-3523.
Say Yes Quickly by Mary Bradish O'Connor. Pot Shard Press, 1997. Perfect bound full-color trade-cover, 8.5" x 5.5", 96 pp., $12.95. At your bookstore or order directly from Pot Shard Press, POB 215, Comptche, CA 95427.
Shadow Lines by Margaret Chula and Rich Youmans, Katsura Press, P.O. Box 275, Lake Oswego, OR 97034, 1999. Perfect bound, 5.5 x 8.5, 50 pp., $12.00. Reviewed by Werner Reichhold.
Shadow-Patches by Janice M. Bostok, Bernard Gadd, Catherine Mair; art by Janice M. Bostok $NZ14.95 + economy air postage.
shorelines by Tony Mariano and Bruce England. Small Poetry Press, 1998. Saddle-stapled, 5.5 x 8.5", 36 pp., $6.95. Order from Bruce England, 1458 Thunderbird Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94087.
somewhere among the clouds -- from a year of solitude by vincent tripi. Swamp Press, 1998, with letterpress excellence. Hand-tied, 8 x 8.5, gated cover, multi-colored inks. Write to Vince Tripi, apt. #2054, 6445 So. Maple Ave., Tempe, AZ 85283 to obtain a copy of this soon-to-be rare book.
Songs from a Bamboo Village: Selected Tanka from Takenosato Uta by Shiki Masaoka. Translated from the Japanese by Sanford Goldstein and Seishi Shinoda. Tuttle: 1998. ISBN: 0-8048-2085-6. Available through any bookstore worldwide. Perfect bound, trade paperback, 488 pp., $16.95.
Soul of the Seasons: An Anthology of Haiku edited by Ikkoku Santo. ISBN: 4-89008-248-4 printed in Japan. Hardcover with full-color dust jacket, 4.5 x 6 inches, Bilingual with kanji, 90 pp. 700 ¥
Soul's Inner Sparkle: Moments of Waka Sensations by Fr. Neal Henry Lawrence. Bilingual in English and Japanese. Translated by Aya Yuhki. Hardcover, with dust jacket, 149 pp.
Spindrift by Edward Baranosky. Saddle-stapled, 8,5 x 5.5", 40 pages, illustrated, US $5.00 or Canadian $7.00 postpaid. Order from EAB Publications, 115 Parkside Drive, Toronto, Ont., M6R-2Y8, Canada.
Sun, Moon, Mother, Father: Tanka. Cherie Hunter Day. Saddle-stapled, 8.5" x 5.5", 20 pp., illustrated. $5.00 ppd. Order from Sundog Press, POB 91128, Portland, Oregon, 97291.
Tamarack & Clearcut. Haiku by Marianne Bluger, Photographs by Rudi Haas. Carleton University Press: 1997. ISBN: 0-88629-293-X. Perfect bound, 11" x 8.5", 96 full-color pages, $27.95. Toll-free order: 1-800-320-4606. E-mail contact.
Tanka Splendor 1997. Judge George Swede. Series Editor Jane Reichhold. Saddle-stapled, 8.5" x 5.5", 48 pp., $7.00 ppd. Order from AHA Books, POB 1250, Gualala, CA 95445 USA.
Tanka Splendor 1998. Judged by Hatsue Kawamura. Saddle-stapled, 48 pp., $7.00 ppd. AHA Books, pob 1250, Gualala, CA 95445.
Tanka Splendor 1999. AHA Books: 1999. The winners of this year's awards judged by Tom Clausen. Saddle-stapled, 8 x 5, 44 pp., $7.00. AHA Books, pob 1250, Gualala, CA 95445.
Tanka Tales: And Various Works in Traditional Tanka Form. James Kirkup. University of Salzburg, 1997. Perfect bound, 104 pp., 5.5 x 8.5, $10.00. ISBN: 3-7052-0127-1. Distributed by Drake International Services, Market House, Market Place, Deddington Oxford OX15 0SF, England, Phone: 01869 338240; Fax: 01869 338310 or International Specialized Book Services Inc., 5804 NE Hassalo St., Portland OR 97213-3644. Phone: 503.287.3093; Fax: 503.280.8832.
The Art of Haiku 2000 edited by Gerald England. New Hope International: 2000. Perfect bound, 80 pp., £ 7.95 (UK): £ 10(ex-UK). Order from Gerald England, 20 Werneth Ave., Gee Cross, Hyde, SK14 5NL, England.
The Bodyguard by Lewis Sanders and Carl Brennan. From Ardeal Publications, Lewis Sanders, 125 Taylor St., Jackson, TN 38301. Comb-bound, 11" x 8.5", 12 pp., lots of Tibetan line-art.
the day i find – poems from a desert hermitage by vincent tripi. Hand-tied, gate-cover, 44 pp., $12.00 ppd. Order from Vincent Tripi, 1725 Marion Avenue – Apt. 12 - I, Novato, CA 94945.
The Farmer Tends his Land by Janice Bostok, Tiny Poems Press Winner 1997.The booklets of the winners of the chapbook contest are 5.5 x 4.25 inches, staple bound, and available for $3.00 ppd each, or $10 for the set of four postpaid. Hint: go for the whole series. They are truly worth every cent. Order from Tiny Poems Press, 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082.
The Light Comes Slowly - Short poems from Kyoto by Edith Shiffert. Illustrations by Kohka Saito. Katsura Press: 1997. Trade paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 100 pp., $14.95. Katsura Press, POB 275, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.
The Way of Life by Dan Pugh. Hub Editions, 2000. Flat-spine, 8 x 5 inches, 80 pp., no price listed. Check with Hub Editions, Longholm, East Bank, Wingland, Sutton Bridge, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 9YS, England.
The Perfect Worry-Stone: haiku, senryu, tanka by Francine Porad. Vandina Press, 6944 SE 33rd, Mercer Island, WA 98040-3324. Saddle stapled, 8.5" x 5.5", 30 pages, $6.50.
The Program of a Tanka Concert by Mutsuo Shukuya. Folded, 7 x 10", 18 pp. Available from Mutsuo Shukuya, 5-15-11 Matsugaoka, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan.
The Trees Bleed Sweetness by Carol Purington. Illustrated by Walter Cudnohofsky. Winfred Press, Wilson Hill Road, Colrain, MA 01340. E-mail: winfred@crocker. com Perfect bound, 8.5" x 5.5", 60 pp., 41 tanka, 5 illustrations, $9.00 ppd.
The Wafer Cage: Poems by Nasira Alma. A few copies of Nasira's last book, and her fantastic tape of her reading her poetry — "Halleluia Jalapeno" are still available from Nasira's literary executor: Kim J. Kennedy, 2191 Braley Road, Coos Bay. OR 97420 for $10.00 and $12.00 each ppd. The proceeds from these sales and any donation you make will go toward the publication of Nasira's unpublished book which she left on her computer.
The Wail of Gaea by Fujio Tachibana. AHA Books Online at http://www.ahapoetry.com/wail.htm
The Way of the Hawk. Journal in the form of haibun: A year in the lives of the celebrated red-tailed hawks of Central Park. Doris Heitmeyer, 315 East 88th Street, Apt. 1F, New York, NY 10128-4922 (U.S.A). 1998, 21 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, paper, saddle-stapled. $5.00 U.S. currency ppd., from author.
Toetssteen / Keywords by Gerla Brakkee, Fred Flohr, Wilhelm Haupt, Emile Mollhuysen, Jan-Berger Troost, Max Verhart, Armold Vermeeren. To quote from the Colophon: This volume of 7 x 7 cm (2.5" x 2.5"), designed by Emile Molhuysen, printed by Wim Lofvers, and multiplied by Dieuwke Meichers was bound by the poets in 400 numbered copies during the spring of 2000. The type is 6 and 9 points Humanist, on ivory papers. The booklet can be ordered from Wim Lofvers, Rijsterdijk 25, 8574 VW Bakhuisen, The Netherlands, fax (0031) 0514 582083 for $5.00 postpaid sent in bills not checks.
Those Women Writing Haiku by Jane Reichhold. AHA Books Online, 1998.
Three Trees. Sumiko Koganei. Japanese kanji and English on facing pages. Hard cover, dust jacket, 238 pp., 5 x 8". Contact author at 1-10-12 Honkoma-gome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0021 Japan.
toccata by anne mckay. Wind Chimes Press, c/o Anne Mckay, 1506 Victoria Dr., Vancouver, BC V5l 2Y9 Canada. 60 pp., $4.00., saddle-stapled, 7 x 4 inches.
Turning in my Chair by Pat Shelley. Press Here, 1997. Perfect bound with special papers, 7 x 10", 64 pp., $15.00. Press Here, 248 Beach Park Blvd., Foster City, CA 94044.
Wolf Walk by Bob Gray. Limitedition, 675 E Road #218, Warminster, PA 18974. Staple bound, 5.5" x 8.5, 20 pp. Ask and you shall receive. Send money, too.
Young Leaves: An old way of seeing new; Writings on Haiku in English, compiled to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society. Edited by Patricia J. Machmiller and June Hopper Hymas. Perfect bound, 11" x 8", 130 pages, archive photos, $19.50 plus US postage of $3.50 or $5.00 elsewhere. Order with checks on American banks made out to the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, from Jean Hale, 20711 Garden Place Court, Cupertino, CA 95014.
Zero by Gene Doty. AHA Online Books. Read at: http://www.ahapoetry.com/onlinebk.htm
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