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The 26th Two Autumns Reading

Sunday, August 30, at Fort Mason, Building C, Room C260 in San Francisco.   

Readers:  Chuck Brickley, Beverly Acuff Momoi, Kath Abela Wilson, and Joan Zummerman.

A commemorative chapbook edited by Carolyn Hall will be available for purchase.

HPNC Fall Meeting

*Sunday, October 4 (1pm - 5pm) at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Bldg C, Room C205-

Garry Gay leads a rengay writing workshop. Our featured reader will be Renée Owen, accompanied by musician Brian Foster on shakuhachi, mandolin & harmonica. Also an open mic reading of haiku, a brief business meeting, book sales & refreshments. All are welcome to join us,   



Membership Dues


HPNC dues for 2012 became due on January 1. Please go to How to become a member page.

Mariposa Submission Deadline

Mariposa is the membership journal of the Haiku Poets of Northern California.  It publishes haiku and senryu, as well as tanka, haibun, short linked verse and brief articles  (50-400 words).   Submissions for the twice-yearly issues are due in-hand March 1 and September 1.   

Go to Mariposa page more details.


HPNC Cherry Blossom Ginko

To see the details go to Cherry Blossom Ginko

March 20, 2011 (Sunday)



2010 Two Autumns reading
We had another excellent Two Autumns reading on August 22, 2010 at Fort Mason, San Francisco.  
Four readers from left:   Roberta Beary, Ebba Story, Victor Ortiz and Debbie Kolodji.
To see more details, please go to 2010 Two Autumns reading



HPNC participated in this year's Litquake, San Francisco's annual citywide literary festival. We read as part of the "Lit Crawl." We were also featured in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the city's free weekly newspaper, with a readership of 150,000. The feature is located here.

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