Books Acquired Recently

Castaldi, Erin C., ed. Visiting the Wind: Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology 2021. Haiku Society of America, 2021. The HSA’s annual members’ anthology arrived a few days ago. Here is my poem from it: “Super Bowl Sunday / scrimmage / at the grocery store” (41). Khakpour, Porochista. The Last Illusion. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”


Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition

All of the books I ordered at the AWP virtual bookfair last month have finally arrived! They are books that are either by authors who I saw speak and enjoyed, or that various speakers recommended, or that I saw discussed or advertised on Twitter via the conference’s hashtag. All but Corral’s are somewhere along theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: AWP Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly PM Press Edition

Dornaus, Margaret, ed. Behind the Mask: Haiku in the Time of COVID-19. Ozark, AR: Singing Moon Press, 2020. I just heard about this timely anthology and ordered it right away. One of haiku’s strengths is that it is written quickly and thus can respond to current events almost immediately. Khakpour, Porochista. Brown Album: Essays onContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly PM Press Edition”