The blog of Alan Summers, Recipient of the Japan Times Award (2002) and co-founder of Call of the Page, a UK provider of literature, education and literacy projects, often based around the Japanese genres.
For events and workshops for families, children, and schools contact us through our Call of the Page website: Call of the Page.
Online internet courses by Call of the Page
Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku (beginner and intermediate, and advanced). We also run workshops and courses on tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.
Please email Karen or Alan at our joint email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will let you know more about these courses.
Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas Everyone! Christmas and Winter haiku
Publication Credit: Derafsh-e Mehr Issue#4 Winter & Spring 2014
the snow gathering
bits of moon
Publication Credit: hedgerow: a journal of small poems (Issue 1, September 2014)
through the blizzard
particles of me
The Haiku Calendar 2012 (Snapshot Press); The Humours of Haiku (Iron Press 2012); The In-Between Season (With Words Haiku Pamphlet Series 2012); Cornell University, Mann Library (March 2013); Per Diem Archive: D. Wentworth April 2014, "Transcendence"
Winner, The Haiku Calendar Competition 2011 (Snapshot Press)
Publications credits: Modern Haiku vol. xxvi no. 3 (1995); Moonlighting (Intimations Pamphlet Series BHS Profile, 1996); sundog haiku journal: an australian year (sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998); California State Library - 1997; First Australian Haiku online Anthology (1999); First Australian Anthology (Paper Wasp 2000); haiku dreaming australia the best haiku & senryu relevant in and to australia (Australia 2006); The Crow Walk haibun (HAIKU HIKE, World Walks, Crossover UK 'Renewability' project 2006)); Stepping Stones: a way into haiku (British Haiku Society 2007); Mann Library, Cornell University Daily Haiku (March 2013)