Author Topic: Haiku Retreat Slated To Inspire Publishing  (Read 2229 times)

Billie Wilson

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Haiku Retreat Slated To Inspire Publishing
« on: June 15, 2011, 04:35:33 PM »
The Midwest Region of the Haiku Society of America has issued the following press release:

MINERAL POINT, Wisconsin — July 22 - 24, 2011.  The Haiku Society of America invites those interested in learning about haiku to attend a weekend retreat from 2 p.m., Friday, July 22 through noon, Sunday, July 24, at The Foundry Books, 105 Commerce St., Mineral Point, Wisconsin.  It is free and open to the public.

Events will include informal workshops and discussion, a Ginko (nature) walk to inspire writing haiku, and a reading of poems by participants. There will also be book signings, a social hour and potluck barbeque, and a haiku contest with prizes awarded.

At the end of the weekend, plans will be made to publish a haiku chapbook featuring participants’ work.

For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Bull, 608-987-4363.

 

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