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Indo-Irish Haiku Fest

 

Indo-Irish Haiku FestPriti Paul Invites You to the Indo-Irish Haiku Fest

(talks, discussions, readings, chai and more ... with Ambai and Gabriel Rosenstock). 

Gabriel Rosenstock: Poet, haikuist. Recently anthologised in Best European Fiction 2012 (Dalkey Archive Press) and Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (W W Norton 2013). Author/translator of over 170 books, mostly in Irish.  

He has brought out haiku volumes in Irish by J W Hackett (USA), Jack Kerouac (USA), K. Ramesh (India), Kala Ramesh (India), Petar Tchouhov (Bulgaria), J W Sexton (Ireland), Janak Sapkota (Nepal). He has published his own haiku in Irish Géaga Trí Thine and in English “Where Light Begins”. Responded to photography of Ron Rosenstock (USA) in The Invisible Light, haiku in Irish, English, Spanish and Japanese. Two books on haiku as a way of life from Cambridge Scholars Publishing are Haiku Enlightenment and Haiku, the Gentle Art of Disappearing.  

K Ramesh writes haiku, tanka, and free verse. His poems have appeared in Frogpond, Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest, Acorn, American Tanka, Mainichi Daily Haiku, Wisteria, Magnapoets, Snapshots, Presence, Paper Wasp and in several poetry anthologies. His collection of haiku titled, Soap Bubbles, was published by the Red Moon Press. Ramesh has his haiku in - Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (W W Norton 2013). He teaches at The School, (Krishnamurti Foundation India) in Chennai, India.  

Kala Ramesh discovered haiku in 2005 and feels she's addicted to this art form since day one! She also writes in related genres like, tanka, haibun, senryu, and renku. Her book titled Haiku brought out by Katha in December 2010 was awarded the Honourable Mention for Best Book for Children: The Haiku Society of America’s Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards. Her collection of tanka poems, the unseen arc was the winner of the Snapshot Press eChapbook Award 2012 (UK). Recently anthologised in Haiku 21: an anthology of contemporary English-language haiku (Modern Haiku Press, 2012) & Haiku in English - the First Hundred Years (W.W. Norton 2013).  

KALA RAMESH discovered haiku in 2005 and feels, she's addicted to this art form since day one! She also writes in related genres like, tanka, haibun, senryu, and renku. Recently, she was asked to write a feature on Haiku in India for a reputed haiku journal, A Hundred Gourds, published in June, 2013 

Her book titled “Haiku” brought out by Katha in December 2010 was awarded the Honourable Mention for Best Book for Children: The Haiku Society of America’s Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards. Her haibun: The Blue Jacaranda, won the Genjuan International Haibun Contest 2012 (Japan), her collection of tanka poems, “the unseen arc”, was the winner of the Snapshot Press eChapbook Award 2012 (UK). She has her poems in Haiku 21: an anthology of contemporary English-language haiku (Modern Haiku Press, 2012) & in Haiku in English - the First Hundred Years (W.W. Norton 2013).  

 

The Katha-Oxford Bookstore Haiku Fest 

Priti Paul invites you to the Indo-Irish Haiku Fest talks. discussions. readings. chai & more  with Ambai & Gabriel Resonstock.


Date: 21st September, 2013 
Venue: Oxford Bookstores, Churchgate. Mumbai 
Time : 11 am to 1 pm.  

 

FIRST Katha book of haiku, senryu, tanka and haibun 

Editors: Kala Ramesh, Johannes Manjrekar and Vidur Jyoti

Art work by Surabhi Singh

An afterword by Tracy Koretsky

Published by Katha, September 21st, 2013 

 

Rogha Haiku and Tanka by K. Ramesh 

With Irish language versions by renowned poet, haikuist and translator: Gabriel Rosenstock 

Published by Original Writing Ltd.Dublin 


Haiku and Haibun by Kala Ramesh 

Art work by Vandana Bist

With Irish language versions by renowned poet, haikuist and translator: Gabriel Rosenstock

Published by Original Writing Ltd.Dublin 

 

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