Friday, July 17, 2009

some haiku news

If anyone is going to be in New York next week, check out the Summer Plums Festival of Haiku:



The Living Theater Poetry Series
presents

SUMMER PLUMS FESTIVAL OF HAIKU

On Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 8pm

featuring:

Ernie Conrick, Steve Dalachinsky, John Farris, Tsaurah Litzky,
Eve Packer, Tony Pupello, Cor Van Den Heuvel & Yuko Otomo

plus:

Haiku Writing Contest/Haiku Open Reading

curated by Tsaurah Litzky & Yuko Otomo
series director: Dorothy Friedman August

$ 5

The Living Theater
19-21 Clinton St.
(between Houston & Stanton Sts.)
NYC


Until July 31st, fellow haiku poet and writer W. F. Owen is offering a 10% discount on his book, Haiku Notebook, available through Lulu.com. The book includes commentary and advice from the author, as well as some of his prize-winning poems. Just enter the coupon code JULYCONTEST10 when checking out.

In contest news, the Garden State Horror Writers Short Story Contest deadline has been extended to July 31st. So you still have time to get those stories in. Entry fee is $10/story, and the three prizes are $100, $50, and $25.

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