Seabeck Haiku Getaway 2010 Schedule

Events include anonymous workshops, haiku walks, discussions, presentations, slideshows, a favorite haiku session, show and tell, haiku and renku writing time, and more! All events take place upstairs in the Colman Building unless indicated otherwise. Our featured guest is Charles Trumbull, editor of Modern Haiku.
 

 

Thursday, November 4, 2010

 

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.                “Haiku on the Road” reading by Charles Trumbull

8:00 p.m.                Break

8:15 p.m.                “Favorite Haiku” sharing/discussion session, led by Tanya McDonald

9:15 p.m.                Bottom Drawer: The Act of Revision” presentation by Alice Frampton [Alice wasn't able to attend at the last minute, so we missed out on this presentation]

9:30–10:30 p.m.    Anonymous haiku workshop, focusing on revision

 

Friday, November 5, 2010

 

7:00 a.m.                Silent centering, with Christopher Herold

8:00–8:45 a.m.      Breakfast

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

9:50 a.m.                Break

10:00 a.m.              “Haiku with Very Few Verbs” presentation by Jerry Ball

10:50 a.m.              Break

11:00 a.m.              “Juxtaposition: Taking a Flying Leap” writing workshop led by Tanya McDonald

12:00 noon             Lunch

1:00 p.m.                Ginko (start at the dining hall) (if it’s raining, we’ll do an anonymous haiku workshop or discussion session instead)

2:00 p.m.                Prose Is Prose Is Prose Is Prose: Verse Paragraphs, Prose Poems, and Haibun” workshop led by Ce Rosenow

3:00 p.m.                Book launch and reading of Recycling Starlight by Penny Harter, read by Ce Rosenow, publisher of Mountains and Rivers Press

3:15 p.m.                Break (with coffee and tea service)

3:30–6:30 p.m.      Renku-writing session, led by Christopher Herold, with Michael Dylan Welch

6:30–7:15 p.m.      Dinner

7:30 p.m.                “In and Out of Water” haiga slideshow by Susan Constable
                                Additional haiga presentations (if you have electronic versions of haiga, please bring them on your computer or a flash drive to load up on our computer for presentation on a digital projector)

8:00 p.m.                View haiga on display (please bring you haiga for display, either framed or unframed)

8:30 p.m.                “Meaning in Haiku” presentation and discussion led by Charles Trumbull

9:00 p.m.                Anonymous haiku workshop, focusing on meaning, with random discussion questions

10:00 p.m.              For die-hards (optional): Rengay writing session, led by Michael Dylan Welch

 

Saturday, November 6, 2010

 

7:00 a.m.                Silent centering, with Christopher Herold

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.                “Haiku Show and Tell” led by Tanya McDonald

10:45 a.m.              Break

11:00 a.m.              “The Uses of Haiku: Native American Writers” by Charles Trumbull

12:00 noon             Lunch

1:00 p.m.                “2010 Porad Haiku Contest Results” announced by contest coordinator Nancy Dahlberg (judged by Penny Harter)

1:15 p.m.                (Re)Defining the West: Orientalism in American Haiku” by Ce Rosenow

2:00 p.m.                Group photo, followed by ginko (if it’s raining, we’ll do an anonymous haiku workshop or discussion session instead)

3:30 p.m.                Inside Out book launch and reading by Christopher Herold (Red Moon Press)

3:45 p.m.                “Exploring Urban Haiku” presentation by Deborah P Kolodji

4:15 p.m.                “Punctuation in Haiku” by Michael Dylan Welch

5:00 p.m.                Anonymous workshop, focusing on punctuation, with random discussion questions

6:00–6:45 p.m.      Dinner

7:00 p.m.                Book launch and reading for 57 Damn Good Haiku by a Bunch of Our Friends
                                by Susan Constable, Deborah P Kolodji, Tanya McDonald, and other contributing poets,
                                introduced by Michael Dylan Welch, publisher of Press Here books

7:30 p.m.                “Housing Your Haiku: Making a Japanese Stab-Bound Book” bookmaking and suminagashi Japanese paper-marbling demonstration by Susan Callan

8:30 p.m.                Break

8:45 p.m.                Kukai (for poems written during the retreat, but not previously shared), led by Michael Dylan Welch

9:45 p.m.                Late-night erotic renku session, led by Tanya McDonald

 

Sunday, November 7, 2010

 

Daylight Saving Time ends this morning. Clocks leap back one hour, so you get an extra hour of sleep!
 
7:00 a.m.                Silent centering, with Christopher Herold

8:00–8:45 a.m.      Breakfast

9:00 a.m.                The Seasons in Kigoless Haiku” presentation and workshop led by Christopher Herold

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

10:15 a.m.              “A Haiku Potpourri” by Charles Trumbull, discussing submitting/editing for Modern Haiku, Deep North Press books, his haiku database, and other projects

10:45 a.m.              Silent auction wrap-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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