A Lot of Tongues After Jubilee's Finish

For I was involved in the German Haiku Society's silver-jubilee HFGT has not been updated for a while. Please take my excuses.

Haiga online's summer exhibition 2013 presents Elizabeth McFarland (and other's visual renku).  

David McMurray's Asahi Haikuist Network presented works about buddha's birthday, rain, and fathers. The following authors of German torngue have been published: Valeria Barouch, Christa Beau, Ramona Linke, Horst Ludwig, Helga Stania.

At least 17 authors speaking German sent submissions to the Second European Quartly Kukai. The result shows haiku by Helga Stania, Cezar-Florin Ciobica, Klaus-Dieter Wirth, Wolfgang Beutke, Yuko Igarashi, Margareta Hihn, Dietmar Tauchner, Martina Heinisch, Valeria Barouch, Brigitte ten Brink, Lothar M. Kirsch, Heinz Schneemann, Ralf Bröker, Heike Gewi, Sylvia Bacher, Ramona Linke, Sebastian Hengst.

Klemens Antusch's haiku was published at Mainichi's. And so were Cezar-Florin Ciobica's and Elke Bonacker's.

"Haikool" is the name of a book, published in France in six languages. 108 haijin wrote humorous haiku, eleven come from Germany (as I was told): Claudia Brefeld, Gabriele Hartmann, Gerd Börner, Hubertus Thum, Klaus-Dieter Wirth, Rainer Hesse, Rita Rosen, Silvia Kempen, Stefan Wolfschütz, Udo Wenzel, and Simone K. Busch.

Stella Pierides, Helga Stania, and Dietmar Tauchner appear in A Hundred Gourds 2:3 June 2013

Simone K. Busch's haiku are part of Catherine Urquhart's 6th haiku meeting of Meguro International Haiku Circle.

Special recognition was given to Sylvia Bacher's submission in 2012 Fujisan Haiku.

Caribbean Kigo Kukai 42 saw entries by Cezar-Florin Ciobica and Ralf Bröker.

The Haiku Foundation's "haiku per diem" was a bit German in April. Its theme: "Sehnsucht".

Gesine Becker's haiku was published in Ramona Linke's "haiku-art".

Ruth Franke (who died in 2011) and her haibun are part of Haibun Today.

Ingrid Kunschke's TankaNetz shows a lot of her activities in English. Very fine tanka you will find here. Tanka prose is shown as well.

109th WHA Haiga Contest presents work of Christa Beau, Elke Bonacker, Simone K. Busch, Beate Conrad, Heike Gewi, Ramona Linke, and Helga Stania.

Simone K. Busch, Gerda Förster, Elizabeth McFarland, Stella Pierides, and Dietmar Tauchner have been published in Notes from the Gean 020