September 01, 2014

A Hundred Gourds 3:4 released

The 12th issue of A Hundred Gourds, a quarterly journal of haiku, haibun, haiga, tanka and renku poetry is now online for your reading pleasure.

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August 27, 2014

Report of Bindii meeting 2 August 2014

Workshop on Janice Bostok and her contemporaries: Lynette Arden handed out information on the life of Janice Bostok, including comments about Janice’s impact on haiku poetry in Australia and USA.
Examples of work from Janice Bostok, Cor van den Heuvel, William J Higginson, Michael McClintock and Marlene Mountain were also distributed and read out by group members.

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August 26, 2014

Kimberley Corrugated Lines Haiku Contest

Adult section – Winner:

Clancy McDowell, Broome –

under a bright moon
salmon flipping
in the tin boat hull

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August 17, 2014

2014 Janice M Bostok Contest will not proceed

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, Paper Wasp regrets that this year’s Janice M Bostok haiku contest cannot proceed. Apologies are due to those who have already entered the contest – your entry fees will be refunded.

For those of you who have been trying to contact Katherine by email further apologies – her box has been out of action. The problem is being addressed.

Kind regards
Katherine Samuelowicz/Jacqui Murray

August 01, 2014

Cloudcatchers’ Ginko No.34

The thirty-fourth ginko of the Cloudcatchers was held on Thursday 31 July 2014 at the site where it all began in December 2005; Torakina Park at Brunswick Heads. It was the mid-winter ginko, but a strange weather pattern had us absorbing the ambience of this beachside location in gloriously warming winter sunshine.

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