October 11, 2012

Ozku Report

The Ozku group was delighted to share haiku, tanka and haibun from our anthology with the NSW Society of Women Writers members on Wednesday 17th September at their luncheon meeting in the Dixson Room of the Mitchell Wing of the NSW State Library.

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April 20, 2012

Ozku anthology: raking stones

Ozku's first anthology, raking stones, was published in April 2012.

raking stones is a beautifully presented,silk-finished collection of haiku, tanka and haibun from all six members: Dawn Bruce, Joyce Christie, Margaret Conley, Margaret L. Grace, Joanne Watcyn-Jones and Beatrice Yell.

The anthology is dedicated to the memory of Janice Bostok 1942-2011, haiku pioneer of Australia.

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March 17, 2011

Moonrise and Ozku: a Group Within a Group

Ozku, the haiku-dedicated poetry group formed by Dawn Bruce in January 2010, has now incorporated moonrise, a tanka specific discussion and workshop group, into its format.

Ozku and moonrise will meet bi-monthly at haijin Dawn Bruce’s home in St.Leonards, with members Margaret Grace, Beatrice Yell, Margaret Conley, Joyce Christie and Joanne Watcyn-Jones, all enthusiastic students of haiku and tanka.

Joanne Watcyn-Jones

September 07, 2010

Ozku Haiku Group

Ozku has had seven very successful meetings this year. We are delighted to say most of our group have haiku published in a variety of journals.Our next meeting will be in October.
Dawn Bruce