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DailyHaiku Volume III: Cycles 5 & 6

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DailyHaiku Volume III collects the work of DailyHaiku contributors from Spring 2008 to Spring 2009 (Cycles 5 and 6) in a visually stunning print journal format.

80 pages, perfect bound, 6"x9"
ISSN: 1913-3928

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Featuring a year of poems by: Lanie P. Shanzyra, Gord McRae, Rita Odeh, Sheila E. Murphy, Susan Sanchez-Barnett, Carol Pearce-Worthington, Peter Joseph Gloviczki, Kelly Shepherd, Ann K. Schwader, Wendy Visser, Linda Pilarski, Patrick M. Pilarski, Nicole Pakan ... and Beverly A. Tift—winner of the 2009 Editors' Choice Award.

Special features: a summer book review special and experimental visual short-form poetry by glenN robsoN, Gary Barwin, and derek beaulieu.

Launch Party Information

DailyHaiku Launch and Learn 2009— Small Words Big Moments V3.0

DailyHaiku, in partnership with the Stanley Milner Library, is pleased to present an afternoon of poetry and learning to celebrate the launch of the third issue of the DailyHaiku print journal.

Date: Saturday, November 28, 2009
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Stanley Milner Library (downtown)
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta

Readings: This event will feature haiku readings by the Cycle 5 & 6 contributors, including local writers Gord McRae and Glenn Robson.

Keynote:The launch will conclude with a keynote presentation on the gentle art of haiga by local expert Linda Pilarski. In addition to being a Cycle 6 DailyHaiku contributor, she is the editor of sister publication DailyHaiga.

Linda Pilarski is a Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Nanotechnology at the University of Alberta. With her notebook and camera, she has hiked in wild and beautiful places on all seven continents. Her haiku and haiga have appeared in many prominent publications, including: Modern Haiga, Haigaonline, Simply Haiku, Acorn, Wisteria, White Lotus, Chrysanthemum, Prune Juice and Frogpond.

Come out and enjoy the best of Edmonton's diverse haiku scene!

Editors' Choice Award

We are happy to announce the winner of the 2011 DailyHaiku Editors’ Choice Award, Matthew M. Cariello, for his haiku presented during Cycle 9, Week 17. Matthew's evocative haiku moments blend a sense of humanity with a profound appreciation for nature’s diverse cycles. We also wish to highlight the effectiveness of his technical and structural choices.

(First haiku of Cycle 9, Week 17)

The Editors' Choice Award award is given to the most exemplary and inspirational week of haiku published on the site during the previous year’s contributor cycles, as collected in the yearly print edition. It showcases what we believe to be haiku excellence.

Winners of the DailyHaiku Editors' Choice Award:

Back Issues

Back issues are always available for online purchase. Please select the desired issue below to place an order or view the volume's contents:

2010 2011 2012 (coming soon)

Volume IV (Cycles 7 & 8) Volume V (Cycles 9 & 10) Volume VI (Cycles 11 & 12)
2007 2008 2009

Volume I (Cycles 1 & 2) Volume II (Cycles 3 & 4) Volume III (Cycles 5 & 6)