Over the years I’ve written numerous reports about poetry events and contests. The following is a selection of these and other reports, arranged chronologically.
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Japanese Renku Group Visits San Francisco (1991) [includes a new postscript about rengay]
Haiku Canada Memory

Haiku North America Conferences


I’ve judged numerous other contests that are not recorded here, especially prior to 2000. Most of these are haiku and related contests, except as indicated.

1998 Merit Book Awards (book awards)


Tanka Society of America

Most of my presidents messages are not republished here, but I do include the following.

President’s Message (Ribbons 16:2)
President’s Message (Ribbons 16:3)