Alan Summers, Japan Times Award (2002), President, United Haiku and Tanka Society, and co-founder of Call of the Page, providing literature, education & literacy projects, often based around Japanese genres.
For events & workshops 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;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)
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Lime Quarter: Sixth Day: Haiku poetry showcase by Alan Summers at Cornell University USA
Publication Credits:Presence No.13 (2001); tinywords (2004); See Haiku Here haiga (Japan, 2011); haijinx volume IV, issue 1 (2011); Seven By Twenty (Twitter eMagazine, 2010); Derbyshire Library Service Poem a Month (June 2011); The Haiku Foundation Per Diem series Haiku of the Senses (March 2012); Multiverses 1.1 (2012); tempslibres - free times (French language Analysis of the Haiku structure feature 2013-03-1); Under the Basho Vol 1.1 Autumn 2013; THFhaiku (The Haiku Foundation)mApp Version 5.0 (iTunes, January 2016)
Blogging Along Tobacco Road: Alan Summers - Three Questions (2010)
Anthology credits: Haiku Friends vol. 1 ed. Masaharu Hirata (Osaka, Japan, 2003); City: Bristol Today in Poems and Pictures, Paralaia (2004); naad anunaad: an anthology of contemporary international haiku ed. Shloka Shankar Sanjuktaa Asopa, Kala Ramesh, India, 2016 (Haiku Society of America Merit Book Awards, Best Anthology [tie] 2017)
Television, newspaper, magazine and other media credits:
BBC 1 - Regional arts feature (British Broadcasting Television, November 2003); Seven magazine feature: “Three lines of simple beauty” (2006); Bristol Evening Post article (2002); BroadcastLab, ArtsWork Bath Spa University (Haiku Poet-in-residence 2006 - 2007); THFhaiku app for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch (2011)
Art Exhibition Credits:
Floating World Japanese Festival
Joint exhibition with linocut artist Trevor Haddrell (Bristol Floating Harbour, September 2003)
East meets West
The Art Gym - Hengrove Community Arts College
linocuts with Trevor Haddrell (November 2003)
The Haiku Experience - Alan Summers & Karen Hoy
Totterdown Art Trail (Bristol, November 2003 also partly filmed by BBC TV of the U.K.)