Close to the Wind
Close to the Wind: 2013 Haiku North America Anthology
Michael Dylan Welch and William Hart, editors
Close to the Wind is an anthology of poems from the 2013 Haiku North America conference, which took place August 14 to 18 aboard the Queen Mary, docked in the harbour at Long Beach, California. Edited by Michael Dylan Welch and William Hart, with illustrations by Naia, this book includes haiku and senryu by 97 poets (one poem each), the second-largest in the history of Haiku North America anthologies.
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2013, perfectbound, 52 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN 978-1-878798-35-0
“Even when gales are lashing and we’re sailing close to the wind, here’s hoping we can maintain our close-knit spirit of community and always remain on a first-name basis” —from the introduction
Group photo from the 2013 Haiku North America conference in Long Beach, California.