Woodnotes — #9
This special issue of Woodnotes combined two seasons to enable the journal to shift publication of future issues to better align with the seasons. This issue also had my favourite cover so far, with artwork by June Moreau. This was also my first issue as coeditor rather than as associate editor, and it featured more haiku and senryu than any previous issue. This was the final issue to include the “Haiku Stops” column that featured commentary on a selected haiku. Tom Arima contributed another essay on haiku aesthetics, “Tones of Haiku: Sabi,” and Christopher Herold’s “A Tribute to Rhythm” was an innovative hybrid of haibun and essay.