The following assorted videos, mostly on YouTube, are arranged in chronological order, with the most recent first. I also include a few audio links. These links feature my haiku workshops, interviews, readings of haiku and longer poetry, and other poetry-related presentations. Visit my YouTube channel.       +

★ = most recommended (start with these recordings)

Porad Haiku Award — 20th Anniversary Retrospective (3:56)

Haiku Northwest’s annual Porad Award, named after its founder, Francine Porad, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023. I made this video to showcase all first-place winners from 2004 to 2023, including the names of judges who selected the winning poems.

Haiku Poets of Northern California Featured Reading (15:58)

Featured reader for the summer quarterly Zoom meeting of the Haiku Poets of Northern California on 16 July 2023, reading my “Bluing Twilight” sequence of wildlife encounter haiku, plus haiku from my “Mandolin Summer” trifold.       +

7th Annual Tennessee Poets Day, WC-TV, Tennessee (6:55:56)

29 April 2023 video, with my part recorded 26 January 2023 via Zoom. My presentation, including a reading of haiku and longer poems, runs from the 4:45:05 mark to 5:46:36. Broadcast on WC-TV (Williamson County Television) in Tennessee.

“Wordland” poetry program, WUGA radio, Athens, Georgia (59:00)

30 April 2023 audio broadcast of a dozen of my haiku, hosted by David Oates (my contribution begins at about the 56:00 mark, to end the broadcast).

Eastside Poets: RASP at Hugo House (1:57:30)

25 April 2023 audio (only) of a reading by six Redmond Association of Spokenword (RASP) poets at Hugo House in Seattle, Washington, hosted by Jasmine Plaskon. Readers: Iz White, Catherine Kyle, Balin Lusby, Kari Tai (with interpretive dance), Darren Nordlie, Jeanine Walker, and me. My part starts at the 1:33:23 mark.       +

“Wordland” poetry program, WUGA radio, Athens, Georgia (59:00)

26 March 2023 audio broadcast of my “Visiting Shiki” poem, hosted by David Oates (my contribution begins at about the 54:00 mark, to end the broadcast).

RattleCast #180 (2:32:25)

6 February 2023 interview with me by Rattle editor Tim Green (live streaming starts at the 0:50 mark, and my segment runs from 8:15 to 1:31:10 or so (with further reference to my reading in some of the poems shared in the open-mic that follows)

Wise Owl Interview (1:18:36)

1 January 2023 interview with me by Neena Singh for The Wise Owl (India), recorded 25 November 2022; see also a separate print interview by Neena Singh at “Tête-à-Tête: Michael Dylan Welch

Holiday Haiku (3:42)

7 December 2022, showing thirty of my haiku in a main-stage installation for the 2022 Redmond Lights festival, projected four times an hour for six hours each night from 1 December 2022 to 4 January 2023 at the Buoyant Pavilion at Downtown Park in Redmond, Washington (see Holiday Haiku)

2022 Virtual Japan Fair (3:00:07)

9 July 2022 live-streamed event, with my announcement of the English-language haiku contest winners that I judged (starting at 2:26:24), followed by Japanese-language results (ending at 2:34:11)

SoulFood Poetry Night (1:31:06)

16 June 2022 reading featuring Rick Lupert and Ellyn Maybe (with me as MC for this monthly series I curate)

Flowers on the Roof of Hell (2:22)

30 April 2022, my recording of a poem broadcast on Poetic Podcast (audio only, starting at the 12:05 mark in Episode 3 on Anchor FM)

Moving Mountains (5:41)

28 December 2021, haiku by Michael Dylan Welch and Ron C. Moss with photos by Ron C. Moss and Schumann piano music performed by Steve Hodge

Even in Kyoto: Place Names in Haiku (51:37)

16 October 2021, Japan Writers Club, via Zoom (presentation)

Well-Worn Path (5:31)

16 September 2021, seasonally arranged haiku and senryu by twenty poets from Washington State (video created by Michael Dylan Welch)

How to Haiku (2:42:48)

23 June 2021, North American Japanese Garden Association (workshop)

Lorine Niedecker’s Exchange for Haiku (24:36; intro at 1:38, my presentation from 1.03:20 to end)

Recorded 10 June 2021, put online July 2021, American Literature Association conference (presentation)

The Weather-Beaten Jizō: Shikoku Pilgrimage Haiku by Shūji Niwano (44:08)

6 June 2021, British Haiku Society annual meeting (presentation)

My part begins with 44:08 remaining in the video

Haiku Targets Workshop (2:25:44)

1 June 2021, Bellevue Japan Fair festival (workshop)

Haiku Poet Podcast (42:34)

12 May 2021, interview presented by Josh Cleveland and his kids (my text interview answers read and discussed) — also available on Spotify

How to Haiku (2:37:11)

17 April 2021, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (workshop)       +

SoulFood Poetry Night (1:40:28)

18 March 2021 reading featuring the Take a Stand: Art Against Hate anthology (with me as MC for this monthly series I curate)

Haiku Seeds (46:48, my segment starts a little after the haiku focus begins at about 27:20, and goes to 42:57)

March 2021 “Bloom” video produced by the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring of 2021, with my concluding Haiku Seeds presentation to conclude this educational broadcast; see also “Haiku Seeds” for the text of my contribution to this video and also see the VCBF website

HaikuLife 2021 Video (7:58, my segment at 4:04)

4 March 2021, Celebrating Cor van den Heuvel’s 90th birthday for the Haiku Foundation       +

Featured Poet (intro at 24:30, my part from 25:22 to 49:48)

11 February 2021, Ghost Town Poetry Night (Zoom reading)

Haiku Targets Workshop (2:57:00; first 90 minutes for presentation)

11 November 2020, Nick Virgilio Haiku Society

Your Haiku Archives (53:59)

2 August 2020, American Haiku Archives (Zoom PowerPoint presentation)       +

Pandemic Poetry (1:25:17)

14 May 2020, King County Library System (MC for open-mic reading)

How to Haiku (1:30:14)

26 April 2020, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (workshop)       +

Pico Iyer and the Poetic Art of Going Nowhere (28:21)

8 April 2020, King County Library System (presentation about haiku)       +

Cascadia Poetry Festival (3:00)

11 May 2019, Anacortes, Washington (“Canticle” poem); my part starts at the 26:19 mark

Seven Suns / Seven Moons, with Tanya McDonald (10:38)

15 September 2017, Haiku North America (poetry reading)       +

Seasoning (2:54)

2017, video by Steve Hodge (with my haiku)

In Conversation, with Sheila Bender (28:06; audio only)

20 September 2016, KPTZ radio broadcast (interview on poetry)

Street-Guided Meditation (6:01)

September 2016, a short film by Noam Oren that begins with one of my haiku

Clover 9 Reading (12:04)

27 September 2015, Village Books, Bellingham, Washington (a mix of longer poems)

Literary Citizenship: Talking Pages (21:19)

17 February 2015, Eastside Writes, Issaquah, Washington (MC, with readers Lori May and Elissa Washuta)

(see the Eastside Writes YouTube video channel for numerous other videos, many of which I appear in)

True Colour Poetry Reading (20:00)

6 December 2014, Redmond City Hall, Redmond Lights Festival (rengay poetry reading)       +

Valentine’s Day Haiku (0:10)

August 2012, Seattle, Washington (poem)

2010 Jack Straw Writers Program at the Seattle Central Library (1:34:36; introduced at about the 9:00 minute mark, ending at 16:30)

13 November 2010 audio recording of five American Sentences, a bird on a sill, seven neon buddha poems, and Robert Bly Reads a Haiku

Jack Straw Writers audio blog (about 12 minutes)

2010, Seattle, Washington, featuring a Zen story, a selection of neon buddha poems, American Sentences, and three longer poems: “After Dinner,” “Shoulders,” and “Flowers on the Roof of Hell”

SoulFood Poetry Night (playlist of 23 recordings)

2009 to 2012, Redmond, Washington (MC)       +