HAY(NA)KU 15!

HAY(NA)KU 15-Year Anniversary Celebration

Sponsors:
San Francisco Public Library Filipino American Center
Philippine American Writers & Artists (PAWA)
Meritage Press
Paloma Press
xPress(ed) (Finland)

The hay(na)ku is turning 15 years old in 2018! You are invited to its birthday celebrations which will include a new anthology, a summer exhibition, a poetry reading/book launch, and a poetry book prize!

HAY(NA)KU 15
Anthology of hay(na)ku poems by poets from around the world
Editor: Eileen R. Tabios
Foreword by Abraham Ignacio, Filipino American Center Librarian, San Francisco Public Library

August-October/November 2018: Hay(na)ku Exhibition at the Filipino American Center
(Specific dates to come)
Venue: Third Floor, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Sept. 8, 2018: Hay(na)ku Poetry Reading and Celebration
–with Birthday Cake, Bubbly and Other Yummies!
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A/B
Lower Level
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Hay(na)ku Installation
Venue: Filipino American Center, San Francisco Public Library, Third Floor
An installation of framed hay(na)ku by Eileen R. Tabios, Vince Gotera, Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto, Jean Vengua, and Abigail Licad. Designer: Cecilia Ibardaloza

Hay(na)ku Poetry Book Prize
Judged by Vince Gotera, Jean Vengua and Mark Young, the Hay(na)ku Poetry Book Prize has been awarded to Sheila E. Murphy’s Live From You Know Where, released in 2018 by Meritage Press and xPress(ed).

There will be a second hay(na)ku exhibition for the entire month of December 2018 at the Saint Helena Public Library:

HAY(NA)KU Bilingual (English/Spanish) Exhibit and Artist Reception @ Saint Helena Public Library
December 2018: Month-Long Exhibit
Dec. 6, Thursday, 7 p.m.: Artist Reception with Book Presentation of ONE, TWO, THREE: Selected Hay(na)ku Poems, bilingual edition with Spanish translations by Rebeka Lembo (Paloma Press, 2018)
Saint Helena Public Library
1492 Library Lane
St. Helena, CA 94574

The public is invited. At the Artist Reception, complimentary copies will be handed out for Eileen R. Tabios’ and Rebeka Lembo’s bilingual edition of Selected Hay(na)ku Poems.

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The FilAm Magazine, April 15, 2018, covers the hay(na)ku’s 15th year anniversary: “The poetry form ‘hay(na)ku’ on its 15th birthday”

Star*Line, Spring 2018, helps celebrate the hay(na)ku’s 15th year anniversary with its Editor’s Introduction and a presentation of sci(na)ku!

 

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