Episode 1: Alan Summers (Feb, 2013)

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We are pleased to present Episode 1 of the Haiku News Interview Series. This project will feature monthly interviews with some of the most insightful poets in the haikai community. The purpose of this project is to chronicle how haikai poets are using their work to engage sociopolitical issues. Find out more at Haiku News: www.wayfarergallery.net/haikunews/

Episode 1: Alan Summers

Alan Summers is among the most visible poets in the haikai community. Published worldwide, his poetry has been translated into 15 languages, including part of the first Sign Language Renga. As much a teacher as he is a poet, Alan has been involved in over 100 haikai workshops. He is also the founder of With Words, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting literature through workshops and annual events. Alan’s work in both the literature community and general public is ensuring that haikai will be appreciated by future generations. Find out more: area17.blogspot.co.nz


released February 5, 2013




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Haiku News, the newspaper written in poetic form, presents interviews with haikai poets from around the world, exploring the link between haiku poetry and politics, through the personal.

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