Comfort of Crows:
FORBIDDEN Syllables, released by Bones Library,
is a collection of monoku & monostich.
the murmur of people through failed glass
late night television spills its whisky tumbler
Forbidden Syllables (Bones Library May 2020)
foreclosure the family home hides its bricks
pollen count a person denied a home
Glint by Alan Summers
Proletaria politics philosophy phenomena (February 2020)
Alan Summers & Hifsa Ashraf:
A wonderful collaborative collection!
a dreaming forest busy as Hitchcock
Perseids weaving dreams out of the blue
The Comfort of Crows
Hifsa Ashraf and Alan Summers
(Velvet Dusk Publishing, December 2019)
A deep bow to the three publishers!
Bones Library https://bonesjournal.com/essays/index.html
Velvet Dusk Publishing https://www.velvetduskpublishing.com
Alan Summers is a double Japan Times award winning writer, filmed by NHK Television (Japan) for “Europe meets Japan - Alan's Haiku Journey”; a Pushcart Prize nominated poet for haiku and haibun, and Best Small Fictions nominated for haibun.
He is President of the United Haiku & Tanka Society, a previous General Secretary of the British Haiku Society (1998 until 2000) and Editor Emeritus for the multi-award-winning Red Moon Anthologies (USA) for best haikai literature from 2000 until 2005.
He has seven Haiku Collections:
(YTBN Press 2012)
The In-Between Season
(With Words Pamphlet Series 2012)
Sundog Haiku Journal: an Australian Year
(Sunfast Press 1997)
British Haiku Society Intimations Pamphlet Series (1996)
Comfort of Crows (Alan Summers & Hifsa Ashraf)
Velvet Dusk Publishing (2019)
(Bones Library 2020)
Alan is co-founder, and full-time Lead Tutor, for haikai-based Call of the Page: www.callofthepage.org