Saturday, December 3, 2011

A Hundred Gourds: A Call for Work

Photo by R. Kiser

An announcement and call for work, courtesy of William Sorlein:


A Hundred Gourds 1:1 is now online

The first issue of A Hundred Gourds: a quarterly journal of haiku, haibun, haiga and tanka poetry is now online.

The Editorial Team of A Hundred Gourds extends warmest thanks to everyone who submitted their work for consideration for this, our inaugural issue. Thanks to your enthusiastic welcome, it's a bumper edition.

As well as haiku, tanka, haiga and haibun you'll find essays, interviews and a review in the Expositions section. There is also a memorial Feature dedicated to the late Janice M. Bostok, Australia's haiku pioneer.

Please join us in welcoming three new editors to the AHG team:

* William Sorlien, of St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is Renku Editor, already organising A Hundred Gourds' first renku section, which will be published in AHG 1:2.
* Susan Constable, of Vancouver Island, Canada, is the new Tanka Editor. Susan's first tanka section will be published in AHG 1:2.
* Mike Montreuil, of Ontario, Canada, is the new Haibun Editor. Mike's first haibun section will be published in AHG 1:3.
* Lorin Ford, Haiku Editor.

A Hundred Gourds welcomes your submissions to the New Years' editions.
· Special notice for tanka & renku submissions to AHG 1:2 & 1:3
The submission period for tanka and renku only has been extended for the March issue, AHG 1:2. Submissions of tanka and renku received up to the 31st December will be considered for AHG 1:2. Tanka and renku submissions received between January 1st and March 15th will be considered for AHG 1:3. Please read the submissions guidelines page on the AHG website for further details.
The deadline for haiku, haibun, haiga and for the Expositions section of AHG 1:2 remains at December the 15th.


a hundred gourds
  from the heart
   of one vine
translation by P. Donegan & Y. Ishibashi

the aging gourd
and I
cast our shadows
translated by David G. Lanoue


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Charles Gramlich said...

Very cool. I'll have to check it out.

bandit said...

Geez, Don, thanks for your vote of confidence in our quality.

Love the photo.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Go for it, Charles.


Issa's Untidy Hut said...


I know it will be great, solid team you've got there.

The photo is from morguefile, in the public domain:

So, there you go.