Haibun Today (December 2011) online

ANNOUNCEMENT: Haibun Today (December 2011) is now online.

The winter quarterly issue of Haibun Today is now online for your reading pleasure at

Contributors to this issue include Melissa Allen, Deb Baker, Dawn Bruce, Owen Bullock, Steven Carter, Marcyn Del Clements, Glenn G. Coats, David Cobb, Anne Curran, Tish Davis, Cherie Hunter Day, Eduardo N. del Valle, Lisa Fleck Dondiego, Claire Everett, Jeffrey Harpeng, Ruth Holzer, Ken Jones, Robert W. Kimsey, Gary LeBel, Marie Lecrivain, Chen-ou Liu, Bob Lucky, Victor Maddalena, Marian Olson, Kathe L. Palka, Carol Pearce-Worthington, Stanley Pelter, Dru Philippou, Patricia Prime, William M. Ramsey, Ray Rasmussen, Bruce Ross, Cynthia Rowe, Miriam Sagan, Lucas Stensland, John Stone, Charles Tarlton, Diana Webb and Rich Youmans.

This issue also features reprints of historically and critically important documents on the art of haibun from difficult-to-find out-of-print or limited edition publications; these reprints include three essays by David Cobb that span the period 2000-2010 as well as an interview conducted by Rich Youmans with William M. Ramsey. In addition, Dru Philippou and Charles Tarlton in separate articles focus upon contemporary tanka prose while Tish Davis reviews the recent highlight of the same in special issues of the journal Atlas Poetica.

Writers are now invited to submit haibun, tanka prose and articles for consideration in the March 2012 issue of Haibun Today. Consult our Submission Guidelines at Haibun Today