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Haiku Maven’s Top 10 Out & In List for 2014

Haiku Maven’s Top 10 Out  & In List for 2014            OUT                                                                               IN   haiku meetings                                                            haiku meetups roadrunner                                                                   NOON (country) Haiku Group                                              United Haiku and Tanka Society Gendai                                                                           Modern 5-7-5                                                                              monoku travel haibun                                                                flash haibun academic papers                                                         performance…

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Haiku Maven: Between Friends

Dear Haiku Maven, A friend who has written several haiku chapbooks helped me with one of my haiku at my request. He completely changed the last line and made it much stronger. I thanked him. I entered that same haiku, as…

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Haiku Maven: See No Evil

Dear Haiku Maven, A poet I know took first prize in an international haiku contest in the English-haiku category. The submission guidelines stated that the contest haiku “must be original and not previously published.” I know that the winning haiku…

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Haiku Maven: War of the Sexes

Dear Haiku Maven, If a highly regarded haiku journal’s online sample issue has 15% of haiku written by women should I bother to submit to this journal? The editor is a man. Disheartenedana Haiku Maven suggests that before submitting any…

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Haiku Maven: I Did It My Way

Dear Haiku Maven, Is it ever acceptable to promote one’s work at the expense of others? Two haiku poets I know use their work as examples whenever they give a presentation. They never use haiku by other poets. I think…

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Haiku Maven: MFA in Haiku?

Dear Haiku Maven, Are there any MFA writing programs in the US where haiku is taught respectfully within the broad range of poetics? I would imagine it is offered as part of the curriculum at Naropa Institute where this is…

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Haiku Maven: To Blurb or Not To Blurb

Dear Haiku Maven, My chapbooks usually sell out at haiku conferences. I don’t like attending these conferences because I’m not a conference-type person. I usually ask a good friend to bring my chapbooks to the haiku conferences he attends and…

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Haiku Maven: Boring Presenters

Dear Haiku Maven, I do not understand why some good haiku poets often make bad presentations at haiku conferences. By bad, I mean looking down and reading from a prepared text or paper in a monotone, and looking up only…

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Haiku Maven Returns September 6

* Haiku Maven is taking a summer hiatus and will be returning on September 6. In the meantime please continue to submit your questions and concerns about matters haiku. Haiku Maven offers advice about awkward situations involving haiku poets. The…

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Haiku Maven Returns September 6

* Haiku Maven is taking a summer hiatus and will be returning on September 6. In the meantime please continue to submit your questions and concerns about matters haiku. Haiku Maven offers advice about awkward situations involving haiku poets. The…

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Haiku Maven Returns September 6

* Haiku Maven is taking a summer hiatus and will be returning on September 6. In the meantime please continue to submit your questions and concerns about matters haiku. Haiku Maven offers advice about awkward situations involving haiku poets. The…

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