Haiku Society of America
Haiku Society of America Email Bulletin Archive
The Haiku Society of America Bulletin is a brief monthly email publication intended to keep HSA members informed in a timely manner of upcoming HSA events and membership benefits, as well as report briefly on past events. Links can be found on this page to all past issues of the Bulletin. For more information about the HSA, please visit our web page at http://www.hsa-haiku.org/.
  • 2016 HSA Bulletins
  • HSA NEWS, June 05, 2016
  • President's column; Regional news from California, Oregon, The Midwest, The Northeast; Haiku Panel at ALA; Lee Gurga in Japan
  • HSA NEWS, May 2016
  • Message from the President; Treasurer's Quarterly report; note from the editor of Frogpond; news from the regions.
  • HSA NEWS April 05, 2016
  • President's message; Regional news; Discount Code for contributors to the Haiku North America 25th Anniversary Anthology
  • HSA NEWS March 05, 2016
  • President's message; Regional NEWS; Fessler & Gurga in Japan; Salon Series #54;
  • HSA NEWS February 05, 2016
  • President requests volunteer for position of 'post runner;' Treasurer presents summary for 2015 finances; wanted: someone to volunteer to administer the HSA Twitter and Facebook accounts; news from the regions.
  • HSA NEWS January 05, 2016
  • Issue One of the new format; general greetings from the new Executive Committee members; results of HSA sponsored contests; news from the regions.
  • 2015 HSA Bulletins
  • HSA Bulletin, December 05, 2015
  • Election results, introduction of new members of the Executive Committee and details of amendments to by-laws; contests and book releases; change of format announced - HSA Bulletin and Ripples combining to become the monthly HSA NEWS.
  • HSA Bulletin, November 05, 2015
  • Members' Anthology 2015 ready and about to be mailed; electronic elections are under way for the month; call for submissions to Frogpond; various book releases.
  • HSA Bulletin, October 05, 2015
  • President gives details and lists candidates for up-coming elections for the HSA Executive Committee; list of members who have paid 2016 dues early; reminder about Frogpond submissions; new book release.
  • HSA Bulletin, September 05, 2015
  • Note from the President re: upcoming elections, nominees and scheduling; changes to HSA By-Laws; NHK Photo-haiku program; haiku news from southern California
  • HSA Bulletin, August 05, 2015
  • News from the HSA President, including the decision to combine the Bulletin and Ripples into one e-publication beginning in January, 2016; a note from the Bangor Haiku Group; Ruth Yarrow Appointed as New Honorary Curator of the American Haiku Archives; Final Reminder of deadline for submissions to 2015 Porad Award
  • Ripples, July 2015
  • Volume 29, Issue two of the HSA Newsletter
  • April 05, 2015
  • HSA President, David Lanoue, writes an account of his recent, and first, trip to Japan; schedule of events for HSA Quarterly meeting, Orlando Florida, May 16–17, 2015; HSA
    Washington Region's First Annual Meeting, May 09, 2015; reminder that submissions to the 2015 Members' Anthology must be in hand by May 31.
  • Contest News, March 2015
  • Poets submitting to HSA sponsored contests are reminded to submit early to ensure meeting the deadline; The HSA Bernard Lionel Einbond Renku Competition 2015 has been cancelled due to the insufficient number of entries.
  • Ripples, March 2015
  • March 2015 issue of Ripples
  • March 05, 2015
  • Reminder of HSA sponsored Contests
  • February 19, 2015
  • Reminder that the 'in-hand' deadline for the HSA
    Bernard Lionel Einbond Renku Competition is February 28, 2015.
  • February 05, 2015
  • Announcements from the President; New - Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest, In-hand Deadline: May 31, 2015; Desert Haiku Writing in Joshua Tree National Park, March 7, 2015; Ginko at the Los Angeles Arboretum Aloe Walk, sponsored by Southern California Haiku Study Group, February 7, 10 am
  • January 05, 2015
  • News from President David Lanoue: New Year's greeting; election results; various announcements; 2015 Election results in detail; appeal to bloggers to spread the word about haiku; Catherine J.S. Lee, editor for the 2015 Members' Anthology, gives submission details and deadlines; upcoming contests; new online journal, Speed Bump; Arizona Matsuri Haiku Poetry Event
  • 2014 HSA Bulletins
  • December 05, 2014
  • 2014 Members' Anthology in the mail; membership renewal reminder; Meet HSA member Lenard D. Moore on website; thank you to mentors; reminder about Quarterly meeting in Washington
  • Ripples, November 2014
  • New Ripples has been emailed to members
  • November 05, 2014 Resend
  • Voting in upcoming HSA elections to by by email; 2014 Members' Anthology nearing completion; call for poets needing a mentor; schedule for Quarterly meeting in Washington; new 'Meet HSA Member' feature on website
  • October 05, 2014
  • New logo featured; elections announced; call for mentors
  • September 08, 2014
  • Financial Times Call for Haiku: More Details; Haiku Northwest 25th Anniversary Anthology; 2014 Seabeck Haiku Getaway
  • September 05, 2014
  • Meetings, Elections And More Meetings;
  • August 05, 2014
  • HSA Scholarship details;
  • Ripples, August 2014
  • Latest issue of Ripples
  • July 05, 2014
  • Designer chosen for new HSA Logo; 2014 Members' Anthology in the works
  • June 05, 2014
  • Minigrants announced; upcoming Ripples delayed; CRADLE OF AMERICAN
  • May 05, 2014
  • 2014 Members' Anthology Last Chance to submit; mentoring program up and running
  • April 05, 2014
  • Message from the President on various topics - mentoring, budget, meetings, etc.
  • March 05, 2014
  • Call for submissions to 2014 Members' Anthology
  • Ripples, March 2014
  • Latest Ripples
  • February 05, 2014
  • Schedule for the First Quarterly Meeting of HSA Atlanta, March 21-23, 2014; Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award Competition for 2014; 2013 Kanterman Awards winners;
  • January 05, 2014
  • New Year message from the President; Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award Competition for 2014 details and criteria; Winter Meeting of HAS metro northeast December 21, 2013
  • 2012 HSA Bulletins
  • December 30, 2012
  • Member Anthology delayed; Ignatius Fay is new HSA Bulletin editor
  • October 27, 2012
  • Invitation to Winter Light: A Carolina Haiku Gathering
  • Mid-October 2012
  • Winners 2012 Gerald Brady Memorial Senryu Contest; Winter Light: A Carolina Haiku Gathering announced; LeRoy Gorman new Honorary Curator of American Haiku Archives; Phyllis Walsh (1928-2012); Seabeck Haiku Getaway celebrated 5 years
  • September 2012
  • Schedule HSA Fall Quarterly Meeting; Garden State poetry reading; Seabeck Haiku Getaway announced
  • June 2012
  • Winners 2011 Kanterman Merit Book Award; 2013 Haiku North America announced; Hortensia Anderson (1959-2012); Carolyn Tamadge (1935-2012); recap HSA Second Quarterly Meeting
  • April 2012
  • Virginia Brady Young dies at 100; Frogpond submissions reminder; Einbond Renku Competition deadline
  • March 22, 2012
  • Did you receive the latest Frogpond?
  • March 2012
  • Frogpond submissions open; Francine Banwarth, new Frogpond editor; 2012 Kids Count for Earthday Haiku Webfest; Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Vontest announced; National Cherry Blossom Festival call for volunteers
  • Jan/Feb 2012
  • Changes to Frogpond; last reminder Fourth Quarterly Meeting; Susan Marie LaVallee (1950-2011); Announced: Robert Speiss Memorial Haiku Award 2012, Robert Frost Poetry & Haiku Contest, Math Haiku Competition
Haiku Society of America
P.O. Box 31
Nassau, New York 12123
  • 2011 HSA Bulletins
  • HSA Bulletin December 2011
  • HSA Quarterly Meeting call to register; Members' Anthology update; deadline for San Francisco International Rengay Contest
  • HSA Bulletin November 2011
  • Call for ALA papers; Alice Mae Ward, RIP; Fourth Quarterly Meeting announced
  • HSA Bulletin October 2011
  • HSA contests, Frogpond acceptances, the Fourth Quarterly Meeting, and a reminder to renew your HSA membership.
  • HSA Bulletin September 2011
  • Obituary for Janice M. Bostok, as well as information about an upcoming dues increase, quarterly meetings, the .haiku column, and the release of the fall issue of Frogpond.
  • HSA Bulletin August 2011
  • Quarterly meetings, contest deadlines, the HSA Facebook page, and back issues of Frogpond available online.
  • HSA Bulletin July 2011
  • Inaugural edition. Includes information about annual contests, quarterly meetings, and the Bend Haiku weekend, as well as the "Haiku Corner" feature.
Haiku Society of America
P.O. Box 31
Nassau, New York 12123