Haiku Northwest Publications
The following is a list of all Haiku Northwest and Northwest Region anthologies, haiku sheets, and related group publications.
Sudden Shower, editorial and design committee: Carol Edson, Randal Johnson (anthology editor), Marilyn Sandall; typography: Francine Porad; art: Carol Edson.
Sunlight Through Rain: A Northwest Haiku Year, editors: Robert Major, Francine Porad; typography and design: Francine Porad; illustrations: Doris Thurston; sequencing: Connie Hutchison.
Cherry Blossom Rain, editor: Mary Fran Meer; associate editors: Dean Summers, Marc Thompson; art: Lidia Rozmus.
On Crimson Wings: Centennial Anthology of the Japanese Consulate of Seattle, Redmond, Washington: Laughing CyPress, editors: Kathleen Decker, Francine Porad, Dean Summers, Kuniko Takamura; sequencing: Connie Hutchison; art: Kathleen Decker, Francine Porad, Aki Sogabe, Teiko Shimazaki.
Illustrated Haiku Sheet: Ginkō of Northwest Poets at Bellevue Botanical Garden, April 21, 2002; production and illustration: Ruth Yarrow.
Box Anthology, designed by Francine Porad and Marilyn Sandall for December 2002 national Haiku Society of America meeting: loose haiku cards decorated by each author and collected in a covered box.
Haiku: The Four Elements, folded, one-page program; a sampling of Haiku Northwest members’ poems on the subjects of earth, air, fire, and water, edited by Michael Dylan Welch, performed at Bumbershoot on September 5, 2005, accompanied by Elizabeth Falconer on koto; also reprinted for a performance at the Haiku North America conference in Port Townsend, Washington on September 24, 2005 with musical accompaniment by James Whetzel.
Branching Trails, trifold edited by Christopher Herold for the November 8, 2008 joint meeting at Doris Thurston’s home in Port Townsend; Haiku Northwest poems performed by Port Townsend group members accompanied by marimba, tablas, piano, clarinet, and percussion instruments.
Distant Sounds, poems of Helen Russell, editors: Connie Hutchison, Ann Spiers, Ruth Yarrow; design and layout: Connie Hutchison; production: Connie Hutchison, Ann Spiers, Ruth Yarrow, and members of Haiku Northwest and Vashon Island’s Mondays at Three group; this book was created to honor Helen’s 99th birthday, hand-sewn using Japanese stab binding with black linen thread into covers of handmade mulberry paper, with Thai marbled endsheets; awarded the Kanterman Award from the Haiku Society of America for best chapbook in 2009.
Hatku, edited by Christopher Herold; a four-page pamphlet presenting haiku about hats, written by attendees for the third joint meeting of Haiku Northwest and the Port Townsend haiku group, July 11, 2009, on Marrowstone Island.
The Capping of the Wild Hatku, tan-renga edited by Christopher Herold; a four-page pamphlet containing the collection of Hatku poems shared at the July 11, 2009 joint meeting, with additional two-line capping verses written in response to each haiku, accompanied by an insert describing tan-renga.
Woolly Bears & Cedar Flashing, Seabeck Haiku Getaway anthology; editor: Tanya McDonald; design and layout: Tanya McDonald; production: Tanya McDonald and Michael Dylan Welch; hand-sewn binding of butterscotch-colored covers with iridescent copper end sheets.
Seeing Stars, Seabeck Haiku Getaway anthology; editor: Michael Dylan Welch; design and layout: Michael Dylan Welch; production: Tanya McDonald and Michael Dylan Welch; galactiku and other star-related poems written in response to Penny Harter’s workshop using images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; charcoal text papers hand-sewn binding of printed covers with iridescent black endsheets; awarded the Kanterman Award from the Haiku Society of America for best anthology in 2010.
Seabeck Tan-Renga, editors: Christopher Herold, Penny Harter, Karma Tenzing Wangchuk; commentary by Christopher Herold; tan-renga written by retreat attendees at the 2009 Seabeck tan-renga workshop.
Keepers of the Light, editor: Christopher Herold, Port Townsend, Washington: Kanshiketsu Press; a limited-edition chapbook to commemorate the sixth joint meeting of the various haiku groups in Washington State, held October 2, 2010 at Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend, Washington.
Bound by the Beauty, Seabeck Haiku Getaway anthology; design and production: Michael Dylan Welch; a holograph anthology with poems by attendees, handwritten and decorated on multicolored cards, collected in a custom-labeled box.