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Contents Page: September 2006, vol 2 no 3

contemporary haibun online is a quarterly journal appearing in March, June, September and December of each year. We are pleased to offer our readers quality haibun style writing and to encourage both the writing and reading of contemporary haibun. Submissions are welcome at any time.

Editors Ken Jones, Jim Kacian and Bruce Ross review submissions independently and then collaborate to accept submissions for both contemporary haibun [the yearly print journal] and for contemporary haibun online.

Selections for contemporary haibun [The Yearly Print Journal]

.Francis W. Alexander, Fantastic
Hortensia Anderson, Claire
.Hortensia Anderson, Nature
.Deb Baker, Parallel Sunsets
.Collin Barber, Left Hand Man
.Collin Barber, Untitled
.Gary Eaton, Hardhat
Lynn Edge, On My Mind
.Lynn Edge, The Master
.Valerie D. Eleby, The Ritual Rites
.Clyde Glandon, Assisted Living
Graham High, Holding Tanks
.Mike Hill, The Back Way
.Robin Lloyd Jones, Tir Nan Og, Land of the Ever Young
.Rona Laycock, The Cowshed
Gary LeBel, The Frenchman's Line
Francis Masat, Hapless Currents
.Francis Masat, Lilacs
.Lenard D. Moore, Cleaning the Attic
.Dustin Neal, Muy Bueno
.Graham Nunn, 01:00
Dru Philippou, Return to the Table
Ray Rasmussen, Moving Day
.Adelaide Shaw, Renewal
Mark Smith, Bones of the Rainbow
Mark Smith, Fishing the Falls
Bill Wyatt, A Fistful of Frost
.Bill Wyatt, Untitled

Haibun by the Editors

Ken Jones: Going Nowhere
Jim Kacian: Deathwatch
Bruce Ross: Dunes

Book Releases & Announcements:

New Release: Ken Jones' book "The Parsley Bed," a collection of 35 haibun and 75 haiku, is now available. He would prefer readers to order direct from him if possible, please. Send 15$US, 17$Canadian, or 15 EUR in currency notes only, or £7.25 in a sterling cheque drawn on a UK bank & made to K. Jones , to: Troedrhiwsebon, Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3NB, UK. The less favoured alternative is to order through the Welsh Books Council website.
New Release: A collection of haiku and haibun by “contemporary haibun” and “CHO” co-editor Bruce Ross, “summer drizzles . . . haiku and haibun” (1 haiga, 49 haiku, 18 haibun) is available now from the author at: Bruce Ross, PMB 127,  11 Bangor Mall Blvd, Ste D, Bangor, ME 04401, USA for $15 US or postal money order equivalent, postage included.
Haibun Writers Online Working Group. Members of this group actively submit and provide detailed critiques of other members' haibun compositions. If interested in joining, please send one example of your work to Ray Rasmussen.

Editors' Thought Pieces

Ken Jones' Corner #1
Ken Jones' Corner #2
Ken Jones' Corner #3
Ken Jones' Corner #4
Evaluating Haibun: Our editors evaluate & suggest revisions to a haibun

Copyright: All contents are the property of the contributors and contemporary haibun online. Contributors are free to publish elsewhere so long as cho is cited as the first place of publication. No content may be published or distributed elsewhere in any form or in any way without permission of the contributors. cho is associated with the print journal contemporary haibun which is published annually and which can be ordered through the red moon press. cho retains the right to republish the contents in the print annual publication: contemporary haibun. The haibun in the Selections for contemporary haibun section will be published in the next print issue of contemporary haibun.



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