July 2011 | 5.5 x 4.25 | 24 pp | 978-1-926655-31-4
Monk's Fine Robes:
a haiku sequence from Cambodia
A Poetry Chapbook by Terry Ann Carter
Terry Ann Carter
is a haiku and tanka poet who travels the world with a small spiral-bound
notebook, happy to be alive, here, now!
She was privileged to participate in an international
renku (linked haiku) at the Basho Festival in Ueno, Japan, and at the
Tenri Cultural Center in New York City. She has organized four Haiku
Canada conferences at Carleton University, Ottawa, and chaired the Haiku
North America committee for a five-day conference
at the Library and Archives, Canada, in Ottawa.
Terry Ann won first prize (for best Canadian poem)
in the Vancouver International Cherry Blossom Festival (2007) and has
given haiku and small book making workshops across Canada, the U.S.,
Singapore, China, France. In 2010 she won the Origami Crane Award for
Best Poem of the Year sponsored by the Tree Reading Series in Ottawa.
The best poem included six haiku from this collection. Terry
Ann is chair of the Tabitha Foundation (Canada) which supports the work
of Tabitha Cambodia.
New publications include Lighting the Global Lantern:
A Guide To Writing Haiku and Related Literary Forms, Wintergreen
Studios Press, and Now You Know I Can Change My Mind (Hexagram
Series), Kings Road Press.