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Contents Page: December 2006, vol 2 no 4

Haibun Selections

Hortensia Anderson, Maybe You Can Come Home
Collin Barber, The Long Way Home
Marjorie Buettner, Summer Solstice
Yvonne Cabalona, Transition
.Garry Eaton, Cliff Hanger
Jim Fowler, The Night Country
C.W. Hawes, A Sunday Afternoon Walk
.C.W. Hawes, Summer
Roger Jones, Leaving Paradise
.Frances Ruhlen McConnel, Mendocino
.Dustin Neal, Weekend's Hunt
Emma Lee Pallai, Seasons of Change
.Zane Parks, Korea
.Zane Parks, Road Trip
.Ray Rasmussen, Vista
.Lynne Rees, Peace Box
Frances Ruhlen McConnel, Retirement
Zane Parks, Private Language
Lynne Rees, Noise
Lynne Rees, The Next Wave
.Natalia L. Rudychev, The Smile and "Hello Dear"
.Adelaide Shaw, Letting Go
.Adelaide Shaw, Selling a House
.John Stone, Culture Shock
Richard Straw, Before the Funeral
Julie Thorndyke, Tending to the Miraculous
.J. Marcus Weekley, Climbing the Remains of the Bridge
.Jane Whittle, Sea Songs

Haibun by the Editors

Ken Jones: Wear Your Catheter With Pride
Jim Kacian: Determined to Know Beans
Bruce Ross: Ocmulgee

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 18$US, 21$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 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

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.

Content Editors Ken Jones, Jim Kacian and Bruce Ross review submissions independently and then collaborate to accept submissions for two categories: I. contemporary haibun, an annual anthology from Red Moon Press and, II. contemporary haibun online.

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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