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Haiku Interview

I was recently interviewed about my poetry collection, Fractures, and you can read all about it here. Also newly up is the second chapter in my The Only Gaijin in the Village column, which you can read here. How great is

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Fractures Unleashed!

It’s official! My first poetry collection, Fractures, is on its way from Tapsalteerie Towers to the printers and you can pre-order it through the website here. It’s a collection of haiku and haiku-like poems (basically I play fast-and-loose with the official

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Edinburgh Festivals

I’m back in Japan where thankfully August is over and the temperatures are starting to drop. The ice pillows have been put away for another year and I no longer need to shower every fifteen minutes. This trip home was

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Friday 19th 1pm, Word Power Books, Edinburgh

Tomorrow at some unfeasibly early hour I’ll begin my journey back to Scotland for the Edinburgh Festivals. This Friday, the 19th, I’ll be appearing with Kate Tough in Word Power Books at 1pm, where we’ll both be talking about our

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Edinburgh Festival Dates

I’m delighted to be able to announce a second event in Edinburgh during the August festival period. In addition to my appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on August 25th at 15.45 with Glenn Patterson, I will be appearing

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Fractures

I’ve mentioned in a few places that I have a poetry collection forthcoming and I’m now in a position to share some details about it. Fractures is a series of haiku and haiku-like* poems that stand alone and also form a

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