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What's New on the HSA Site - 2008

This page is a chronicle of updates to the HSA web site. Please send any suggestions for corrections or updates to Randy Brooks, Electronic Media Officer, 2008. rbrooks@millikin.edu

You may view the 2008 What's New Updates and the previous What's New Updates in the web archives.


December 2008

HSA member published 2009 Haiku and Brush Calligraphy. 12-29-08

Call for submissions to Flowers Haiku anthology from bottle rockets press. 12-28-08

See 4th quarterly HSA meeting photos: <http://lilaf.smugmug.com/gallery/6783386_VDDzC#435120551_MWAMt>. 12-23-08

November 2008

See details about entering the annual haiku contest held and conducted by Shadow Poetry at: <http://www.shadowpoetry.com/contests/whitelotushaikucompetition.html> 11-12-08

October 2008

News that William J. Higginson has died on October 11, 2008. See Curtis Dunlap's link for information: <http://tobaccoroadpoet.blogspot.com/2008/10/bill-higginson-has-died.html>. 10-12-08

September 2008

See 4th quarterly HSA meeting plans: <http://www.nc-haiku.org/meetings.htm#hsa_2008>. 9-18-08

August 2008

HSA launched the online Frogpond journal sampler that will feature some of the best work from each issue of Fropond. It is located at: https://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/index.html. 08-06-08

Winner of the 2007 Einbond Renku Award is announced and posted, including commentary by the 2007 Judges, John Stevenson & Christopher Harold. 08-01-08

Tazuo Yamaguchi of Poem Studios and Randy Brooks of Brooks Books have joined forces to create Haiku: The Art of the Short Poem, a DVD and book combination. 08-01-08

July 2008

Tazuo Yamaguchi of Poem Studios has completed the HNA 2007 conference highlights DVD with highlights of presentations and events at HNA2007. 07-31-08

Call for Submissions for the Winston-Salem Haiku Anthology. 07-31-08

Announcement about Willow Songs: Haiku Acappella by Fleur-de-Lisa, an acappella group based in Durham, North Carolina. 07-31-08

Updated announcement about the Jerry Kilbride Memorial 2008 English-Language Haibun Contest on the Regional News page (Central California Valley Chapter). 07-09-08

3LIGHTS Gallery exhibits announced. 07-07-08

Spring Regional Meetings News updated. 07-05-08

Members news announcement of erotic tanka competition. 07-05-08

Several upcoming conferences & calls for submissions were added to the Member's News Page. 07-03-08

Third and fourth quarterly HSA meeting details added to the web site. 07-03-08

Announced haiku & rengay contest sponsored by HPNC. 07-02-08

Announcement that HSA Newsletter changes publication schedule to three issues a year. 07-01-08

Posted announcement about election of officers for HSA 2009 on the Officers page. 07-01-08

June 2008

Posted details and web page link for the Haiku Society of America meeting in Seattle, Washington. 06-11-08

Winners of the 2008 Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition have been announced and posted on the HSA web site. The judges for the 2008 competition were Tony Pupello & Pamela Miller Ness. Please read the judges' comments on the award winning haiku. The 2007 award winning haiku and judges comments have also been updated. 06-02-08

May 2008

New co-editors announced for the 2008 HSA Members Anthology. Roberta Beary and Ellen Compton have agreed to be the new co-editors. Please note that the deadline for submissions has passed. Any member who has questions concerning submissions should email Roberta Beary at shortpoems@gmail.com and Ellen Compton at eac97@peoplepc.com. 05-31-08

The 2007 HSA Members Anthology is sold out. See details about the 2008 anthology. 05-01-08

Stephen Gill announces a new website ICEBOX located at: http://hailhaiku.wordpress.com. 05-01-08

April 2008

Added member announcement about True Vine Press call for submissions of books at http://truevinepress.blogspot.com from the Publisher & Editor of Wisteria, Tony A. Thompson. 04-15-08

Added an online Guide to Haiku Publications, 2008 and updated the pdf version: A Guide to Haiku Publications, 2008 (pdf). 04-01-08

March 2008

Photos from the March HSA Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, available at:
http://nc-haiku.blogspot.com/2008/03/photos-from-hsa-meeting-in-fort-worth.html 03-24-08

News about the Haiku Society of America Meeting in North Carolina this December:
http://nc-haiku.blogspot.com/2008/03/haiku-society-of-america-meeting-in-nc.html 03-24-08

Download a pdf copy of A Guide to Haiku Publications, 2008 (pdf). 03-14-08

Regional news announcement of a new web site for the Central Valley Haiku Club in California. 03-12-08

Updated locations of HSA Quarterly Meetings for 2008. 3-9-08

Updated locations of HSA Contest Guidelines for 2008. 3-9-08

Updated the 2007 Regional News and the 2008 Regional News pages. 3-9-08

Member news announcement of Sky In My Teacup, an online collection of haiku & photographs by Anne LB Davidson. 03-08-08

February 2008

Updated submission guidelines for Frogpond haiku magazine, Frogpond. 2-11-08

Member news announcement about launch of new online haiku magazine, Riverbed Haiku Journal. 2-5-08

Added member news announcement about the launch of the new American Haiku Archives web site. 2-1-08

January 2008

Updated call for submissions to the 2008 HSA Members Anthology. 1-23-08

Added 2007 Einbond Renku award winners announcement. 1-18-08

Upgraded web site hosting service to accomodate increased web traffic and monthly data download limits. We apologize for the web site being down for about a day during this transition. 1-17-08

Updated new 2008 submission policies for Frogpond magazine. 1-4-08

Archived the 2007 Officers page and updated current HSA Officers page (pending election results). 1-4-08

Archived the 2007 Regional News and updated the 2008 Regional News page. 1-4-08

Added PAYPAL donation links to the Join or Subscribe Online page. 1-4-08

Updated Merit Book Award pages, including judges comments: 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000. 1-4-08

Archived the descriptions of the 2007 HSA Meetings and earlier HSA Meeting Archives. 1-4-08

Archived the 2007 What's New Updates and the previous What's New Updates to the web archive. 1-4-08

October 2007

Updated pages for 2008 Membership Renewals. 10-16-07

Announced the winners of the 2007 Henderson Award & 2007 Brady Award. 10-10-07

Added missing information on Merit Book Awards for 2004, 2005, and 2006. 10-4-07

September 2007

Updated regional news and quarterly meeting details for 2007. 9-19-07

August 2007

Added a visitors & HSA members' signature haiku map. Add your location and haiku to the map! 8-19-07

Details of the Rochester, New York HSA Third Quarterly Meeting are available. 8-19-07

Invitation for HSA members to enter Seinan Jo Haiku Contest, deadline September 26, 2007. 8-18-07

Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Books Awards for 2007 added. Also restructured the Merit Book Awards archive page so that each year winners and judges' comments may be viewed or printed separately. See the archives page of Merit Book Award winners or view each year's award books with judges comments: 2007 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000. 8-1-07

Posted an obituary for haiku poet and HSA member, L.A. Davidson (1917-2007), written by her daughter, Laura Tanna. 7-31-07

Added list of recipients of the HSA SORA Award. 7-31-07 e has been corrected and updated.


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