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Seabeck Haiku Getaway 2011 Schedule

Events include anonymous workshops, haiku walks, discussions, presentations, slideshows, a rengay workshop, creating a holographic anthology, haiku and renku writing time, and more! All events take place upstairs in the Colman Center unless indicated otherwise. Our featured guest is John Stevenson, editor of The Heron’s Nest.
 

 

Thursday, October 13, 2011

 

4:00 p.m.            Check-in starts at the Historic Inn; before or after check-in, socialize in the lobby of the Historic Inn (dining hall) or explore the lagoon, antique shop, dock, and beachfront

6:00–6:45 p.m.   Dinner at the dining hall (all meals here)

7:00 p.m.            Welcome, introductions, and rounds of haiku reading, led by Michael Dylan Welch

7:45 p.m.            “Three in One Haiku Reading” by John Stevenson

8:00 p.m.            Break

8:15 p.m.            “Renkurama” introduced by Michael Dylan Welch (continues all weekend)

8:45 p.m.            Anonymous haiku workshop and “Burning Questions” discussion led by Angela Terry

                                                                

Friday, October 14, 2011

 

8:00–8:45 a.m.   Breakfast

9:00 a.m.            “Haiku Handouts” reading led by Tanya McDonald

10:00 a.m.          Holographic anthology introduction

10:30 a.m.          Break

11:00 a.m.          “A Small Group of Like-Minded People” presentation by John Stevenson

12:00 noon         Lunch

1:00 p.m.            “Five-Senses Ginko” led by Carmi Soifer (if it’s raining, we’ll do our best to have an indoor ginko or an anonymous haiku workshop or discussion session instead)

3:00 p.m.            Break (with coffee and tea service)

3:30 p.m.            Rengay writing workshop led by Michael Dylan Welch
5:00 p.m.            Break
5:15 p.m.            “Weathergrams” workshop led by Barbara Snow

6:30–7:15 p.m.   Dinner                                                   

7:30 p.m.            “Photo Haiga: Getting Started” presentation and haiga slideshow by Susan Constable

8:00 p.m.            Additional haiga presentations (please bring electronic versions of haiga on your computer or a flash drive to load up on our computer for presentation on a digital projector)

8:15 p.m.            Break/view haiga on display (bring haiga to share)

8:45 p.m.            Anonymous haiku workshop and “Burning Questions” discussion led by Cara Holman

10:00 p.m.          Showing of “Haiku” documentary movie (approximately 1 hour)

 

Saturday, October 15, 2011

 

8:00–8:45 a.m.   Breakfast

9:00 p.m.            Welcome, introductions, and rounds of haiku reading, led by Michael Dylan Welch

9:30 a.m.            Holographic anthology introduction

10:00 a.m.          Break plus work on holographic anthology

10:30 a.m.          “21 Haiku Lessons from A Book of Tea” presentation by Michael Dylan Welch

12:00 noon         Lunch

1:00 p.m.            “2011 Porad Haiku Contest Results” announced by contest judge Susan Constable, with flute music by James Rodriguez

1:30 p.m.            Group photo

1:45 p.m.            “Woods and Water Ginko” (if it’s raining, we’ll do an anonymous haiku workshop or discussion session instead)

3:30 p.m.            Kukai, led by Michael Dylan Welch

4:20 p.m.            Break

4:30 p.m.            “Reader’s Block” improvisational workshop led by John Stevenson

6:00–6:45 p.m.   Dinner

7:00 p.m.            Haiku Booklets hands-on workshop, led by Tanya McDonald

8:30 p.m.            Social time plus holographic Seabeck haiku anthology creation session

9:30 p.m.            Anonymous haiku workshop and “Burning Questions” discussion led by Michael Dylan Welch

 

Sunday, October 16, 2011

 

8:00–8:45 a.m.   Breakfast

9:00 a.m.            “Renkurama” and anthology reading by everyone

10:00 a.m.          Break (silent auction ends with this break)

10:15 a.m.          “A Poet’s Game” led by John Stevenson

10:45 a.m.          Silent auction wrap-up / clean-up

11:00 a.m.          Round of haiku reading, and reflections on the weekend

12:00 noon         Lunch

1:00 p.m.            Checkout deadline

1:30 p.m.            Trip to Scenic Beach State Park and historic Emel House (carpool from Historic Inn; 15-minute drive)

 

 

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