Meetings of the Haiku Society of America - 2009 Meeting

Haiku Society of America Meetings

Haiku Society of America meetings are held at various locations throughout the U. S. The HSA also supports other local, national and international haiku activities.

The locations, times, and programs for the meetings appear in the HSA Newsletter and on this page of the HSA Web site. Announcements and details of HSA regional meetings appear in the HSA Newsletter. Inquiries regarding regional meetings can also be addressed to the appropriate Regional Coordinator. Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please verify your travel plans with the coordinator for each meeting.

Haiku Society of America 2009
National Meeting


March 6-8 - Eugene, Oregon

Haiku Society of America National Quarterly Meeting
University of Oregon – Eugene, Oregon – March 6-8, 2009

Friday, March 6 (Location: Clark Honors College Library, 3rd Floor, Chapman Hall)

7:00 Welcome and Introduction
7:15 Haiku Reading by Margaret Chula
8:00 Reception and Book Fair

Saturday, March 7 (Location: Clark Honors College, 3rd Floor, Chapman Hall)

8:00 HSA Executive Committee Meeting (Executive Committee Members Only)
9:00 Round Robin Haiku Reading
9:15 Presentation: The American Haiku Archives (Michael Dylan Welch)
10:15 HSA President’s Report
10:45 Break
11:00 Panel: Contemporary Haiku Journals (Carolyn Hall, Acorn; George Swede and Anita Krumins, Frogpond; Charles Trumbull, Modern Haiku)
12:30 Lunch (local restaurants)
2:00 Haiku Reading: HSA business meeting
2:30 Presentation: J. W. Hackett and American Haiku (Charles Trumbull)
3:30 Haiku Workshops
     Beginning Haiku: Margaret Chula
     Weaving Yourself Into Haiku: Fay Aoyagi
4:45 Haiku Reading: Carolyn Hall
5:15 Round Robin Haiku Reading
7:00 Dinner (Local Restaurant)

Sunday, March 8 (Clark Honors College, 3rd Floor, Chapman Hall)

9:30 Continental Breakfast
10:00 Haiku Workshop: A Moment’s Notice: Taming Time in Your Haiku (Michael Dylan Welch)
11:15 Haiku Reading: Johnny Baranski
11:45 Round Robin Haiku Reading
12:15 Concluding Comments
12:30 Lunch (local restaurants)

Exploration of Haiku by the 18th Century Master


There a numerous accommodations for every budget all within walking distance of the majority of events. The Ginko Walk is just a short drive across the charming Bridge of Lions to Anastasia Island. Saint Augustine is a destination city so it's good to plan ahead. Cost for all three days is $45:00, Saturday Only is $25.00. Sunday's $20.00 fee includes admission to the Alligator Farm.