Schedule for 2020-21
As of spring 2020, due to the current health crisis, we are suspending all in-person gatherings for the foreseeable future. Beginning with our June 28 meeting, we will meet via Zoom. Links to our virtual meetings will go out to HPNC members by email. We ask that you not share these links via social media. We hope to post recordings of our virtual meetings on the website soon. Thank you all for your flexibility and understanding as we adjust to our new circumstances!
January 26, 2020: Winter meeting. Judith Schallberger will be our featured reader. Maggie Chula will give a presentation on haibun.
April 26, 2020: Cancelled due to shelter-in-place orders.
June 28, 2020: HPNC's first virtual meeting via Zoom. Start time is 1 p.m. We will allow time for socializing in small groups, followed by our featured reader, J Hahn Doleman, and a round of haiku sharing by members. Contact Susan Antolin at newsletter.hpnc[at]gmail.com with questions or if you did not receive the Zoom link.
July 26, 2020: Summer meeting. Bruce Feingold will be our featured reader.
September 13, 2020: Phillip Kennedy will give a presentation on Kigo and Traditional Japanese Seasonal Perceptions.
August 23, 2020: In lieu of the annual Two Autumns reading (which has been postponed until next year) we will hold an online reading in commemoration of the entire 31-year history of the Two Autumns reading series. The start time for this event is 1 p.m., and is open to HPNC members as well as anyone who has been a Two Autumns reader in the past. One poem per poet will be read either by the poet themselves or by a designated reader. Past Two Autumns readers who would like to participate should contact Susan Antolin at newsletter.hpnc[at]gmail.com in advance. We hope to record this event and make the recording available to the public afterwards.
October 25, 2020: Fall meeting. Renee Owen will be our featured reader.
January 24, 2021: Winter meeting. Featured reader tbd. Susan Antolin will give a presentation on editing.