Feeding Silence ... Even For Bilingual Readers

Chrysanthemum 14 is online, and amongst many international authors you will find some of a German speaking origin or background and their haiku and haibun in English: Sylvia Bacher, Christa Beau, Tony Böhle, Brigitte ten Brink, Ralf Bröker, Simone K. Busch, Volker Friebel, Ruth Guggenmos-Walter, Gabriele Hartmann, Silvia Kempen, Liliana Kremsner, Horst Ludwig, René Possél, Birgit Schaldach-Helmlechner, Boris Semrow, Georg C. Sindermann, Helga Stania, Heike Stehr, Gerhard Stein.

The Heron's Nest, Volume XV, number 3, presents works written by Claudia Brefeld and Dietmar Tauchner. 

"Haiku-Pick" is the title of the new bilingual book from Heike Gewi. 200 haiku in German and English go together with 26 haiga.

Stella Pierides' "Feeding the Doves" is a collection of haibun and haibun-like short-stories. “Stories to surprise and entertain, to wake and calm, to wrench and elate, to tell the Greek story, past and present, and everyone’s story”, says Michael Dylan Welch. 

The 24th ITO EN New Haiku Contest saw Bernadette Duncan being awarded a honorable mention.

The Mainichi presented haiku by Wolfgang Beutke, Helga Stania, Angelica Seithe, Cezar F. Ciobica, Rudi Pfaller, and Dietmar Tauchner.

Lynx XXVIII:3 publishes poetry from Wolfgang and Anne-Dore Beutke, Beate Conrad, Ramona Linke, Ralf Bröker. It also gives reviews concerning the new books, Klaus-Dieter Wirth, Gerd Börner and Volker Friebel wrote. Werner Reichhold's "Sechzig Deutsche Gaselen" is announced here as well and opens the range of haiku-related short-poetry.

Klaus-Dieter Wirth's "In The Wake of Silence" was also reviewed in Shamrock #26.

Meguro International Haiku Circle 9/2013 presents Simone K. Busch.

European Quarterly Kukai #3 saw the following haijin with a German tongue (in number of appearance): Heike Gewi (2nd), Wolfgang Beutke, Cezar F. Ciobica, Silvia Kempen, Claudius Gottstein, Stella Pierides, Ramona Linke, Ralf Bröker, Brigitte Ten Brink, Sylvia Bacher, Benjamin Bläsi, Manuela Ritzke, Klaus-Dieter Wirth, Yuko Igarashi, Valeria Barouch, Martina Heinisch, Heinz Schneemann, and Margareta Hihn.

Diogen Best Summer Haiku 2013 comes from Beate Conrad, who was also honorable mentioned. Gerd Börner and Ralf Bröker won a second prize, Tony Böhle, Cezar F. Ciobica, and Heike Gewi a third.

The 112th WHA Haiga Contest shows art-work from Beate Conrad, Christa Beau, Heike Gewi, Heike Stehr, Helga Stania, Ramona Linke, Silvia Kempen, and Simone K. Busch.

In The Shiki Monthly September 2013 results you will find Stella Pierides, Claudius Gottstein, and Ralf Bröker.

Stella Pierides took part in The Svetlana Marisova Memorial Kukai 2013.

The Living Haiku Anthology gathers haiku-writers Under The Basho like Stella Pierides and Ralf Bröker.

Asahi Haikuist Network presents Valeria Baouch on 4th of October, Beate Conrad, Bernhard Kopf, Cezar F. Ciobica, and Ralf Bröker on 20th of September.