The 2020 Haiku Foundation Fundraiser Concludes
The Haiku Foundation Fundraiser has come to an end for another year, and all of us here want to thank our many contributors for their generous and considerate donations to the cause. 2020 has been a most trying year for all of us on many levels, and The Haiku Foundation has tried to remain a constant and steadying force, offering a refuge against the strangeness and uncertainty that prevails without. Your generosity suggests to us that we have succeeded in providing our audience with some of the sustenance necessary to face the days and months ahead with equanimity.
Beginning in a few hours, The Haiku Foundation will go offline for a couple days to implement our new web design. When we return we hope you will find the new design simpler to navigate, better organized, more accommodating to mobile devices, and more aesthetically pleasing. Our original site became public in 2009, and we have accumulated many resources since then — the new design integrates them in an organized fashion, rather than simply aggregating them as was necessary on the fly. We look forward to your feedback once we return as we strive to make this your favored haiku resource on the web.
Our need to fund ourselves will continued, of course, even though our Fundraiser period has come to an end. To that end we will continue to offer our book incentive: any of the volumes below for a donation of $50 or more, and any 6 for $250 (please specify which you’re ordering — PayPal doesn’t seem to be including that information to us). Thank you for helping to keep The Haiku Foundation on a sound financial footing into a bright new 2021!
JUXTASIX, The Haiku Foundation Journal of Haiku Research and Scholarship
Donation level: $50
Media: 164 pages
Dimensions: 6″ x 9″
Juxtapositions is the only peer-reviewed academic journal of Western haiku study. Highlights of volume six include the latest installment on our ongoing research into “Haiku and the Brain”, and studies of two African-American haiku poets — Richard Wright (by Toru Kiuchi) and Etheridge Knight (by Tom Morgan), plus a selection of haiga from the THF Galleries selected by Stephen Addiss.
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I donated $50 to the fundraiser. Didn’t know at the time that buttons weren’t telling which book I wanted and that II was supposed specify the book I wanted.
I donated via the “Montage” button and would like to receive my incentive copy.
Janice Doppler, 120 Lovefield Street, Easthampton, MA. 01027
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