Biography

1999 - Present

an’ya

haikybyanya@gmail.com 


Nom de Plume

The haigo (pen name) an’ya loosely translates to “a peaceful surprise light in the moonless night.”

 

Current Affiliations

Principal editor of cattails, collected works of the United Haiku and Tanka Society

Oregon Regional Coordinator for the Haiku Society of America

 

Past-Affiliations

The Haiku of Society Oregon Regional Coordinator 2011-2102

Founder/President of Haiku Oregon 

Vice President of Haiku Oregon

The World Haiku Club Director/Editor of Beginners

haigaonline, editor-in-chief

moonset journal, editor and publisher

moonset newspaper, editor and publisher

The Tanka Society of America, Founding Editor and Publisher of the organ and journal Ribbons

Co-Editor for Haiku Reality

Editor of kernelsonline


Memberships Past and Present

British Haiku Society

HaikuOZ

Alexander Negebauer Haiku Klub

Haiku Club of Slovenia

Tanka Society of America

Haiku Society of America

World Haiku Association

Uniterd Haiku and Tanka Society


Books Published

kokoro arts ebook, published by the Gean Tree Press, Scotland, 2013

Haiku for a moonless night published by the natal light press

seasons of a hermitess, published by Rosenberry Books

The Tanka Companion published by Rosenberry Books

haiku in my apron pocket published by the natal light press

Moonstruck published by the natal light press

behold the haiku sky published by the natal light press

haigaonline 2002 yearbook published by the natal light press

moon moths haiku published by the natal light press

moon moths tanka published by the natal light press

seasonal booklets published by an’ya

kokoro arts, published by Rosenberry Books, 2014

 

Published Book Collaborations

Crosswinds with Dragan Ristic’, Svetomir Durabic’, Zoran Doderovic’, Dejan Bogojevic’ published by Punta – Nis 2003

Haiku Wine with Ernest J. Berry from NZ published by the natal light press

PEACE with Giselle Maya, France

The Tao of Water with Giselle Maya, France

 

Book Awards

Haiku Society of America Second Place Merit Book Awards 2004

 

Competition Placements

First Place J.W. Hackett British Haiku Society Awards (2001)

First Place J.W. Hackett British Haiku Society Awards (2008)

First Prize The Tanka Society of America 2008 TSA International Tanka Contest

Third Prize Betty Drevniok Competition 2009

The Heron’s Nest Valentine’s Award Most Popular Poets Double Grand Prize, 2001

The Heron’s Nest Valentine’s Award Reader’s Choice 2001

Kaji Aso Studio Institute for the Arts Competition Honorable Mention, 2007

First Prize Kaji Aso Studios Competition 2001

Honourable Mention NZPS International Poetry Competition 2000

A-Bomb CompetitionYellow Moon

Ocean Day Kukai

Presence Contests

Haiku World Kukai

Haiku Pathway Kataikati Third Haiku Contest 2004 Commended

Honorable Mention paper wasp 2001

Third Place Ludbreg Croatian Haiku Contest

Midwest Poetry Review Competition (twice)

2nd New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day World-wide Double Kukai 2001/2002 2nd Place

The 19th Annual 2006 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku contest Finalist

The Third New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day World-wide Double Kukai 2002/2003

Honorable Mention Kaji Aso Studios Contest 2001

The Heron’s Nest I: Number 3 1999 Editor’s Choice

The Oku-no-Hosomichi Internet Kukai 2002 Honorable Mention

Virtual Dogo Ginko Tour Contest

WHC Feburary/March Kukai 1999 Honorable Mention

Second EQ New Zealand Poetry Society Inc., 2000 International Poetry Competition

Honorable Mention New Zealand Poetry Society 2000 International Poetry Competition

The ASHIYA Second International Haiku Festa

Surgua Baika Literary Competition

Konkor Haiku Contest

WHC Autumn Ginko Festival

Honorable Mention The First International Erotic Tanka Contest 2008

Third Place Fall 1999 Kukai Judge’s Decision Michael Dylan Welch

The Second Takashi Kukai

The First Competition of WHC Hoshino Takashi Award 2003 poems of merit

Honorable Mention Red Moon Press 2002

Ocean Day Kukai

2nd in the 4th New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day World-wide Double Kukai 2003/2004

Basho’s 360th Anniversary Web Haiku Contest Award Haiku

WHC Florida Ginko

Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen Women 2002

Second Place Lyman Haiku Award North Carolina Poetry Society 2005

Tanka Society of America International Tanka Competition 2010 Honorable Mention

1st WHC webWORKS Kukai

Itzy Bitzy Wing Ding Competition

The Wildwalk Photo-haiku kukai

Oku-no-Hosomichi Internet Kukai

Permafrost Haiku Contest University of Fairbanks Alaska winner

Third Prize The Winter Moon Awards for Haiku 2008

Parade of Life Kukai  2003 Overall Winner

The International Haiku Convention 2001 First Prize

WHC World-Wide Earth Day Ginko Second Choice

Honorable Mention The Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award 2006

Third Prize Kaji Aso Studio’s International Haiku Contest 2009

The WHaikuC 1st Global Haiku Tournament 2002 Winners “Pointed Radishes” Team

Tanka Splendor Second Place epic tanka collaboration with Alexis Rotella

The World Haiku Internet Hatsu-kukai January 2000 Editor’s Choice

Finalist Award from the 18th annual Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest

The 2nd Creating Reality Haiku Competition

Honorable Mention Haiku Award the 4th Suruga Baika Literary Festival

Honorable The Kiyoshi and Kiyoko Tokutomi Haiku Contest 2008

Third Place The Kiyoshi Tokutomi Memorial Haiku contest 2004

Honorable Mention The Kiyoshi Tokutomi Memorial Haiku contest 2004

Honorable Mention Tokutomi Yuki Teikei Haiku Society Memorial Haiku Contest 2006

Honorable Mention The Saigyo Awards for Tanka 2008

Honorable Mention The Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest 2006

Itzy Bitzy 9 Competition 2009 Haiku Commended

First Place Yellow Moon Literary Competition 2000

Third Place Francine Porad Award Washington Poet’s Association 2005

Winner of Poem This Painting Haiga Online 2000

Third Prize Calico Cat Haiku Contest 2005/6

Winner of the 2003 Permafrost  University of Alaska Fairbanks Haiku Contest

Haiku Presence Award 2001 Runner-up

Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen Women 2000

Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen Women 2001

Honourable Mention The Herb Barrett Award 2001

Yellow Moon 2002 Commended

Highly Commended Yellow Moon 2002

Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2002

Second Place Haiku Florida State Poets Association Annual Contest 2000

Yellow Moon Commended 2006

Second Place Sijo Florida State Poets Association Annual Contest

Highly Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2004

(2) Highly Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2001

(2) Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2001

Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon 2005

Very Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon 2005

Commended Tanka Sequence Yellow Moon 2006

Still runner-up Spring Award 2000

Commended Itzy Bitzy Wing Ding Literary Competition for Cinquain 2001

Japan Society on Water Environment The English Tanka & Haiku Convention on Water, River, Lake and Sea Certificate of Merit for Tanka

Zen Garden Haiku Contest Award of Merit 2005

Second Place World-Wide WHC Shiki Haiku Poems Contest 2001

Very Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon

The National League of American Pen Women Honorable Mention 2002

Second Place The National League of American Pen Women 2002

The National League of American Pen Women Finalist 2003

Zen Garden Haiku Contest 2004 Shadow Poetry Runner-up

First Place Florida State Poets Association

15th Annual Penumbra 2002 Poetry & Haiku contest Finalist

Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2000

Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2001 Issue Two

Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2001 Issue Four

Honorable Mention Midwest Poetry Review 2001 Annual Haiku Contest

Third Place the National League of American Pen Women Evelyn McLeod and Viola Rivenburgh Memorial Poetry Contest 2000

Honorable Mention Betty Drevniok Award 2003

Third Place Penumbra Tallahassee Writers Association 2001

The Heron’s Nest Editor’s Choice Vol 1: No 3, 2000

Second Honorable Mention Yuki Teikei Haiku Society Tokutomi Haiku Contest, 2010

Highly Commended Haiku Presence Award 2001The Inspirational Award of Judges, the Second Ashiya International Haiku Festa

Commended Tanka 2006 Tanka Calendar Competition

Honorable Mention Kaji Aso Studios International Haiku Contest 2007

Highly Commended Creating Reality Second Haiku competition 2004

Commended Award Basho’s 360th Anniversary Contest

Commended Second Annual Paper Wasp Jack Stamm Haiku Award 2000

Third Prize Nyuusen Foreign Language Category 2006. in Recognition of the merits exhibited in the 11th “Kusamakura” International Haiku Competition

Finalist Wilderness Haiku Contest, 2010

Honorable Mention 2010 Haiku Invitational Sakura Award

Honorable Mention The First International Erotic Tanka Contest 2008

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance 2011 Contest


Translations of an’ya’s work from English

Into Romanian by Astrid Bruce

Into Irish (Gaelic) by Gabriel Rosenstock

Into Scots Gaelic and Scots by Aonghas MacNeacail

Into Scottish Gaelic by Rody Gorman

Into Igbo by Obododimma Oha, Uchenna Oyali and Greg Ugbaja

Into Serbian by Zoran Doderovic’, Jasminka Djordjevic’, Dimitar Anakiev, Sasa Vazic. and Dragan Ristic’

Into Danish by Olga Markelova, Agnar Artúvertin

Into Catalan by Prof. Dra. Begonya Pozo, Paul Scott Derrick

Into Italian by Valeria Simnova, Gabriele Poole, and Pietro Tartamella

Into (Indian) Oriya dialect by Auswini Kumar Mishra Orissa Sahitya Aka Demi Museum

Into Hungarian by Zoltan Medeve, Gábor Terebess

Into Faroese by Agnar Artúvertin

Into Mauritian by Dev Virahsawmy

Into Maori by Michael O’Leary

Into Yorba by Kola Tubosun, and Tade Ipadeola

Into Galician by Loreto Riveiro

Into Afrikaans by Henning Pieterse

Into Basque by Juan Kruz

Into Welch (Cymraeg ) by Rhisiart Hincks, Eurig Salisbury

Into German by Ingo Cesaro, Theo Breuer, Chinedu Ogoke, Bethan Davies 

Into Turkish by Anil Engin, and Moris Farhi, AtaolBehramoğlu

Into Aragonese by Fernando Sánchez

Into French bu Gisella Maya and Mirjana Mihajlovic’ Dev Virahsawmy, Robert Davreu, Jean Antonini, Maxianne Berger, Tony Baker, and Sabine Huynh

Into Greek by Denis Koulentianos, Paschalis Nikolaou

Into Hindi by Angelee Deodhar

Into Japanese by Susumu Takiguchi, Ikuyo Yoshimura, Tomoko Kanda

Into Russian by Origa (Olga Hooper, Anatol Kudryavitsky, Valentina Polukhina, and Olga Markelova, VAY Zusilo, Esma Kokoskeria, Temur KAnne Curran, NZobakhidze, Olga Markelova

Into Croatian by Djurdja Vukelic’ Rozic’ and Tomislav Maretic’

Into Chinese by Chen-ou Liu

Into Slovenian by Alenka Zorman

Into Portuguese by Casimiro de Brito, Helena Cardoso

Into Maltese by Tanja Cilia

Into Latvian by Inta Wiest

Into Icelandic by Olga Markelova

Into Czech by Miroslav Jindra

Into Breton (brezhoneg ) by Rhisiart Hincks

Into Hausa by Elnathan John

Into Scots by James Robertson, Nancy Somerville

Into Hungarian by Gábor Terebess

Into Dutch by Max Verhart

Into Kazakh (Turkish dialect) by Zaure Batayeva

Into Polish by Jack Margolak

Into Hausa by Elnathan John. Nigerian Poet/Short Story writer

Into Spanish by Prof. Dra. Begonya Pozo, Loreto Riveiro, A Robert Lee

Into Austrian by Franz-Paul Hammling, Dietmar Tauchner

Into Georgian Anne Curran, NZby Temur Kobakhidze

Into Viet Namese by Dao Hong Hai

Into Urdu by Toheed Ahmad

Into Dutch by Bethan Davies

Into Chinese by Chee-Lay TAN, Hadaa Sendoo

Into Bendi (Bette-Bendi dialect) Obanliku Local Government Area, Northern Cross River State, Nigeria, West Africa

Into Slovak by Mila Haugová

Into Spanish (Castilian) by Paul Scott Derrick, Mariano González Campo

Anne Curran, NZInto Icelandic by Olga Markelova

Into Bengali by Dr Bashabi Fraser

Into Norwegian by bokmål and into Norwegian nynorsk by Synnove Rodal

Into Ossetian by Prof. Dr. Naira Bepievi

Into Swedish by Jesper Svenbro

Into Lithuanian by Sara Poisson

Into Bulgarian by Petar Tchouhov

Into Lithuanian by Kornelijus Platelis

 

Published in Literary Journals

still

contemporary haibun volume 14

Hummingbird

The Heron’s Nest

Frogpond

Lenti Casi

Haiku Novine

Blithe Spirit

South x southeast

Bottle Rockets

tundra

Woodpecker

Acorn

SP Quill

Kokako

Mayfly

red lights

Wisteria

Modern Haiku

moonset

Gusts

Eucalypt

LIshanu

Moonbathing, a Tanka Journal of Women

Montage

Albatross

Anne Curran, NZ


In Literary Magazines

Magna Poets

Serb World

Poet’s International

Northwest Ethnic Voice Volume 8

Potpourri

Midwest Poetry Review

Yellow Moon Literary Magazine, Australia

 

In Literary Anthologies

National League of American Pen Women Palomar Showcase

Presence

Paun

Haiku Za Danas

Haiko Pismo

Zonark

The Still Horizon

The Shell

Haiku Moments

The Violet

To find the words NZPS

Red moon’s A Glimpse of Red

The last verse Georgian Blue Poetry Society

NZPS an exchange of gifts

Wieschnee von Gestern

seasons of a grasshopperand 

North American Tanka Anthology

Starfish

NZPS the whole wide world

The ONE HUNDRED HAIKU anthology

Winners’ Works the English Tanka Haiku Japan Society of Water Environment

Zrbornik Konkurs AN3

Paper wasp jack stamm anthology boat harbour

Sweeping Leaves the Herb Barrett Award International Haiku Anthology

Robert Epstein’s the breath of surrender

Up against the Window, American haibun and haiga Vol. 1

Countless Leaves Canada

the road between mountains

Streetlights: Poetry of Urban Life in Modern English Tanka” Trade Paperback by MET Press 2009 

where the wind turns: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2009

AN Wolken Angelegi

Harvest International 2006/2007

Fire Pearls Tanka Anthology

Take Five Best Contemporary Tanka

Wildflowers

New leaves, a collection of world haiku

Haiku Dawn

Taboo haiku Anthology

Bruce Kennedy’s Dog and Cat Anthology

Parade of Life “Bristol City and Art Gallery’s (England) exhibition of Japanese Woodblock  prints”

The Herb Barrett Anthology 2001

Reversal of Despair

Haiku Susreti Klostar 2004

Take Five Volume 1

Take Five Volume 2

the loose thread The Red Moon Anthology of English Language Haiku 2001

the whole wide world the New Zealand Poetry Society

evolution: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010

the Haiku North West 25th Anniversary Anthology, 2013

Dreams Wander On: Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness, edited by Robert Epstein, Published by Modern English Tanka Press, Baltimore, Maryland 

 

Literary Pamphlets/Booklets/Chapbooks/Leaflets/Newsletters/Newspapers/ Guides

The American Srbobran Literary Supplement Serb American Writers No. 39

Featured in the American Srbobran as a Prominent Serbian Author in America

Haiku Informator

moonset literary newspaper

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance's  WILD GUIDE 2011

Listak

The Mie Times Vol. 43 2000

A-Bomb

In Buddha’s Temple

Asahi Haikuist Network 

2009 Penumbra Poetry Chapbook

Haiku Canada Sheets

Seasons Greetings Leaflets

Ripples Newsletter Haiku Society of America

Penumbra 2005 chapbook

 

Online Pubs

Haiku Hut

Notes from the Gean

moongarlic

Daily Haiga

The Heron’s Nest

Poet’s International

Hasee

The World Haiku Club Review

Moments

Hortensia’s Homestead

Lynx

The Ouch Tree

Poetry in the Light

Women on Writing

Sijo Blossoms

paperfrog

The Workshop

haigaonline

HaigaOnline

Kuni’s Haiga Gallery

Chiyo’s Corner

Borders and Time

Tiny words

The Outlaw Sketchbook

Daily Haiga

The Gean Tree

HaigaOnline

Simply Haiku

Haiku Reality

Reeds Journal of Contemporary Haiga

moonset literary journal

The Worldwide Ginko collection

Aha poetry

The Intercultural Platform Global

Writer’s Muse

The Poet’s Porch

Shreve Memorial Library Electronic Message Board

Writer’s Hood

Flowing Haiku

Poet’s Hut

Autumn Leaves

The Artweb

Haiku Harvest

Lcypress

Haiku Cycles

Tenaj’s webtv

Ten green bottles

Asahi Evening News

Haijinx

Nightengale

The Haiku Wall

Summer Evening’s in Slovenia

Dewonline

Ray’s Web Haibun

Water Blossoms

Peter Miller’s Website

Webworks Gallery

Susumu’s Traditional School

Ferris Gilli’s Treetops

Stylus Poetry

WHC Review, Gabriel Rosenstalk’s Enlightenment

Simply Haiku

Haiku Harvest

Soft Strokes

Ink-Sweat-and-Tears The Poetry  Prose

Starlight Cafe

Full moon

Sijo West

Bepcuu

Haikuist Network

Short stuff

Wordfield’s Haikai Pub

Tom Clausen’s Mann Library Website

Miraggi

The Charnwood Project

Interactive Photo-haiku

Japan Design Works

Ray’s Web Haiku

Adeezine

Free Times/Tempes Libres

Dior

World Haiku Association Poet’s Website

A Hundred Gourds

Terebess Asia Online (TAO)

Per Diem: C. Herold, February 2012, weather

Per Diem: Stewart C.. Baker, July 2014, Recipes

Per Diem: H. G. Murtha, May 2013, Birds

Per Diem: M. McClintock, December 2013, Mountains


Published Haiga

Reeds Journal of Contemporary Haiga

Daily Haiga an edited journal of contemporary & traditional haiga

Featured Artist Daily Haiga an edited journal of contemporary & traditional haiga, 2010

The OutLaw Sketchbook

Haiga Winner for Overview Section of the Heron’s Nest Publication

 

Calendar Publications

Haiku Kalendar

2006 Tanka Calendar Competition, Commended

 

Published Interviews

Ahapoetry Ty Hadman’s Poet’s Profile

Online at Poet’s International

Exclusive Interview P.I. October 2008 printed edition of poetsinternational.com

Haiku Reality by Sasa Vasic

Magna Poets Premiere issue January 2008

Short Stuff Interview

Featured Poet of the Month on Poet’s International India

Iris Poet’s Society Interview

Featured Poet on the Poetic Portal.com 2007

Online at Tobacco Road

Delta Nisqually Review Interview

Simply Haiku by Robert Wilson

“an’ya” World Haiku Poet interview June 2003 by M. Fakruddin Poet’s International Annual International Monthly Journal of Short Verse, India

“World Haiku Poet an’ya” interview July 2003 by M. Fakruddin Poet’s International Annual Monthly Journal of Short Verse, India

 

Collaborations and Linked Verse with

Connie Johnson of Zephyr Symphony Wind Chimes in Arizona

Kuniharu Shimizu Graphic Artist, Japan

Sarah Whitworth, waka poet

Accordian Books by JoTee ARTFRENZY

b’oki haiku poet

Dr. Angelee Deodhar, haiku poet and translator

Sunny Larsen, waka poet

Ivan Kolaric’, professor

Pamela Babusci, haiku poet and editor

Alexis Rotella, haiku, tanka, mainstream poet and editor

Evening Star Scented Candles

Hortensia Anderson, haiku, haibun, renku and tanka poet

Michael Dylan Welch, haiku, renku, tanka poet; HSA First Vice President

Elizabeth St. Jacques, haiku and sijo poet, editor

Kirsty Karkow, haiku, tanka, renku, haibun poet, editor

J Marcus Weekly, haiku poet

Nicholas Teele, waka poet

Mary Angela Nangini, haiku poet

Sheila Windsor, haiku and tanka poet

Richard St Clair, waka poet

Paul Cooper, waka poet

John Wisdom, haiku and tanka poet

Andrew Riutta, haiku poet and editor

Carmen Sterba, haiku and tanka poet, editor

Maria Steyn, haiku and tanka poet

Jasminka Nadaskic Djordjovic’, haiku poet and editor

Kris Kondo, renku master and haiku poet

Juanito Escareal, haiku poet

Tenzing, haiku and tanka poet

Ed Baker, sculptor and haiku poet

Debra Woolard Bender, haiku and tanka poet

Chibi, haiku poet webmaster

Gary Steinberg, haiku and tanka poet

Gary Blankenship, haiku poet

and Richard St. Clair, haiku poet

Allen McGill, haiku and tanka poet, editor

Ron Moss, haiga artist and haiku poet

Gene Murtha, publisher and haiku poet

Max Vernhart, haiga artist, haiku poet

Anne Curran, New Zealand haiku and tanka poet

Gary Gay, haiku poetand 

Christopher (Kit) Baskind, waka poet

Eiko, Japanese Renku Poet

Kirsty Karkow, haiku and tanka poet

larisa Worthington, haiku and tanka poet

peterb, haiku and haibun poet, publisher

Ernest J Berry, haiku poet

Kathy Lippard Cobb, haiku and tanka poand et, artist

Kent Clair Chamberlan, haiku and mainstream poet

Robert Epstein, haiku poet

Zolo, (John J. Polozzolo) haiku and tanka poet/haiga artist

Marjorie Buettner, haiku and tanka poet

Maria Steyn, haiku and tanka poet

Donna Ferrell, waka poet

Michael Dylan Welch, haiku and tanka poet

Kigen, waka poet

Dorothy Mallory, pencil-sketch artist

Alf Roslund, Photographer

Susan Frame, sumi-e artist

Jasminka Nadasic’ Djordjevic’, haiku  poet. Editor

Merrill Ann Gonzales, haiku and tanka poet, haiga artist

John Wisdom, haiku and tanka poet

Michael McClintock, haiku and tanka poet

Carole MacRury, haiku and tanka poet

Heike Sackman, German haiku artist and poet

Cindy Lommasson, Chinese brush artist

Giselle Maya, haiku, tanka poet and artist

Shirley Kishiyama, haiku poet and sumi-e artist

Anne Curran, New Zealand haiku and tanka poet

 

Other Forms of Published Poetry

Sijo

Cinquain

Haibun

Tanka

Mainstream

Epic Poetry 

Senryu

Haibun

Pattern poems

 

Website Creations

haigaonline

moonset

ebookmoonless night

Oregon haiku and tanka Society

suisekioregon

Haiku Oregon

Existence arts

Tanka Oregon

kokoro arts

United Haiku and Tanka Society/cattails


Principle Published Articles/Columns/Reviews/Essays/comments/letters & blurbs

Worldfield’s Haikai Pub review on “moonset” the newspaper by Carole MacRury 2007

Book Review by McClintock on moonstruck

New Hope International Review on moonset #1 by Doreen King

New Hope International Review on moonset # 2 by Patricia Prime

New Hope International Review An Independent small press poetry review on moonset Vol. 2 No 1

New Hope International Review on haiku for a moonless night

New Hope International Review on moonset Vol. 2 No 2 by Alan Hardy

New Hope International Review on moonset Vol. 3 #1 by James Roderick Burns

New Hope International Review on Ribbons Vol. 1 # 2 by John Ballam 2006

and New Hope International Review on Ribbons Vol. 2 # 2 by Chrissie Everard 2007

New Hope International Review on Crosswinds by John Francis Haines

Book Review Haiku Wine by Charles Trumbull Modern Haiku

Book Review moonless night by Charles Trumbull Modern Haiku

“In Praise on Non-Japanese Haiku WHChaikuforum

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Using poetic color in haiku” by Susumu Takiguchi, 2004

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “The poetry of despair and death by Susumu Takiguchi, 2003

Go-shichi-Go Haiku in English Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Haiku from Around the World by Susumu Takiguchi

“Summer’s heat” paperfrog by Donna Ferrell

Book Review moon moths by Aurora Antonovic’, 2007

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Using musical elements in haiku” by Susumu Takiguchi, 2003

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Haiku written in fire suit the cool of autumn” by Susumu Takiguchi, 2004

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Haiku that can take the breath away” by Susumu Takiguchi, 2005

Go-shichi-Go Column The Language Connection, Special to the Daily Yomiuri “Finding tranquility in a bustling world” by Susumu Takiguchi, 2005

Book Review on moonless night by Marjorie Buettner

Book Review on moonstruck by Aurora Antonovic’, poeticportal.net

WHChaikuforum by Michael McClintock 2003still

Book Review for Crosswinds, “ The magical Power of Top Observation” by Verica

Zivkovic’, literary critic Serbia and Montenegro

Journal Review of moonset for Stylus Poetry Journal by Patricia Prime, NZ

Book Review “Windkreuzeng” on Crosswinds by Zoran Doderovic’ posted at kulturserver-nds.de

Article in Albatross “A World out of Balance and in Balance: Urban and Nature Haiku by Bruce Ross 

Ribbons Tanka Society of America Journal, Vol.1 No. 1, edited by an’ya, Reviewed by Patricia prime for Stylus Poetry Journal, 2005

Siddiqui Saheb Districts Paigah Vicar-UL-UMRA

Book Review for Crosswinds by Charles Trumbull for Modern Haiku

New Hope International Review on-line Yellow Moon #15, by Doreen King

Book Review on haiku wine by Marjorie Buettner

WHCHaikuforum Robert Gibson

 

Courses Taught

WHC Beginners Courses for the World Haiku Club

Haiku Speaker Biology Course at COCC


Presentations, Readings, Featured Artist/Poet, Invitations and Exhibits

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Exhibit Eugene, Oregon 2012 & 2013 Asian Celebration 

Asian Celebration Eugene, Oregon power point haiga slide presentation on the Atrium Stage

Bend-ku Project for dtbloft, Bend, Oregon

Oregon Regional Haiku Gathering and Ginko Walk, Westfir, Oregon

Harvest Reception Special Collections Room of the Cal Poly Library

Invitation ITF Tokyo 2009 PSA News

Invitation Windrift Haiku Group Wellington, NZebook

Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu Postcards

Featured Haiga Artist at Daily Haiga, 2010

Bend Indoor Market Tanka, haiku and haiga Exhibition, 2010ebook

Haiku & Haiga Exhibition: Rogue Ales Public House in Eugene, Oregon for National Haiku Day 2010

The Nature of Words, Bend, Oregon (invited)

 

Other Professional Activities and Special Credits

Serbian Heritage Museum of Windsor Ontario Canada “epic pattern poem entitled Our Kosovo” for sale in the gift shop as a poster

The World Haiku Club Team Tournament Winner

Tribute Haiku for Robert Speiss, Keiko Imoka, John Crook, Ferris Gilli, Susumu Takiguchi

Haiga Cover for Robert Wilson’s Haiku Card

World Haiku Club e-zine cards

Published in windblown clouds by Alec Findlay

Published in wind Artworks by Kuniharu Shimizu haiga book series 1

Haiku and the Pictograph in EL (Earth Language) by Yoshiko McFarland

Published in “A World out of Balance and in Balance: Urban and
Nature Haiku" by Dr. Bruce Ross, posted online by the "World Haiku

Review" Haiku Club, 2007

Morning Haiku aired in Northern California on KRCB Radio

My Favourite Tanka Selectd by Guy Simer Gusts # 2 2005

Article Cascade Arts by Sandra Holtzman, Feature Writer 2006

wind blown clouds by alec finlay Morning Star Publication

seasons of a hermitess” now being sold at Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon

Dr. James R. Rohrer Department of History University of Nebraska at Kearney Unit on Eastern Orthodoxy Religion in America 2008, Class Student literature assigned readings of “Round Faces and Nesting Dolls”, winning tanka collaboration with Alexis Rotella

Haiku thank you Signed Postcard from “Big Chuck and Lil John”

Participated in the nomination process for the Haiku Foundation's inaugural Touchstone Awards for Individual Poems in 2010.

The midsummer taping of Morning Haiku aired between July 12th and August 27th in Northern California on KRCB RAdio, 91.1 at 5:58 each weekday morning, 2002.

Listed as a Famous Tanka Poet at yourdictionary online.

 

Adjudications

Yellow Moon Competition

Fort Worth Haiku Society Winter Haiku Contest, 2013

Numerous WHC ie the La Fenice in Venice online kukai

The Gerald Brady Senryu Awards for the HSA

The Mildred Canterman Memorial Book Awards HSA

The HSA Haibun Awards

Judith Gorgone's Planetpals Earth Day haiku contest, 2012

Shadow Poetry Awards

haikuhut awards

tbdloft Bendku

The Wisteria True Vine Press Chapbook Contest

and The Nick Virgilio Memorial Haiku Contest 2004ebook

HSA 2000 Harold G. Henderson Awards

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational 2011

Judith Gorgon's Earth Day Haiku Contest 2011

Anita Weiss Haiku Contest

Vancouver's Cherry Blossom Festival 2011

UHTS Samurai Competition, 2014

UHTS aha Contest, 2013ebook

 

Prefaces/Book Endorsements/Translations

Hidden River by Denis M. Garrison

Take Five Volume 2 by M. Kei

An Unknown Road by Adelaide B. Shaw

Robert Epstein’s The Breath of Surrender

Haiku Chapbook by Elliot Nicely

Western Brushstrokes by Patricia Nolan, 2013

English-language Advisor to Sasa Vazic for Spring in the Heart (Proljece u srcu) haiku by Vesna Oborina 

 

Works Quoted

HSA Metro Region Meeting Workshop

From a mountain in the isle of man by tour guides

The Conscious Eye Frogpond Article by Dee Evetts 2002

and Article on “American Gothic Tanka” for MetPress by M. Kei

Article “Thoughts on Juxtaposition” by Carmen Sterba for Simply Haiku” A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry 2007

The into of Take Five Tanka Anthology

Tanka Round Table Robert Wilson

Quoted at the annual Voices poetry writing worksebookhop in Tel Aviv, on December 15th, by Sabine Huynh  in her talk about "Miniature Poems.

Per Diem: Haiku Foundation

 

Founder of:

The Oregon haiku and tanka Society

Haiku Oregon

suiseki oregon 

Existence arts/kokoro arts

kernelsonline

Tanka Oregon

United Haiku and Tanka Society


Principle Published Essays/Articles and Reviews by an’ya

“The Eye of haiga” Simply Haiku 2004

“Different Schools-of-Haiku-Thought: The Responsibilities of Each Haijin, Simply Haiku 2009

“The Principle of haiga” haigaonline 2005

“birthsigns in haiku” Haiku Reality

A Favourite Tanka for Yellow Moon Literary Magazine, Australia

 

Editiorships

Haiku Reality, co-editor

moonset journal and moonset newspaper, editor-in-chief

Ribbons, The Tanka Society of America Journal founding editor

haigaonline

English Editor for Ljubomir Dragovic’s A Narrow Road

Co-Editor (with her husband) for the 2011 Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology, in pine shade

kernelsonline, primary editor

cattails, collected works of UHTS, Principal editor

 

 


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