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Stone Bridge Cafe: "夏至 - Xiàzhì - Summer Solstice" by Vivian Wagner

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More


Stone Bridge Cafe: Haiku Series by RW McLellan

Thomas Joel - Monday, August 21, 2017

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More


Stone Bridge Cafe: "T'ai Chi With The Finches" by Derek Kannemeyer

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More


Poetry Roundup #2 - National Poetry Month

Thomas Joel - Monday, May 01, 2017

Well everyone, National Poetry Month is officially over – it went by so quickly!  As a farewell gesture, we've rounded up the poems we've shared from our Japanese poetry collections during the second half of April (plus a few more). You can read them all below – enjoy!
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Excerpt Wednesday - "Other Side River: Free Verse"

Thomas Joel - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

In honor of National Poetry Month, we’ve pulled this week’s excerpt from one of our poetry collections, Other Side River, a collection of Japanese poems featuring the work of 36 modern Japanese women poets, all of whom write in an "imported" Western verse form and astonishes us with their diverse viewpoints, rhythms, themes, and insights.
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Poetry Roundup #1 - National Poetry Month

Thomas Joel - Friday, April 21, 2017

Can you believe it? National Poetry Month is already more than halfway over! Seeing as it's going by so quickly, we thought we'd round up the poems we've shared so far from our Japanese poetry collections. Here they are below:
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Valentines Day Excerpt: Haiku, Tanka, and Japanese Free Verse Poetry on Love

Thomas Joel - Monday, February 13, 2017

Happy Valentines Day everyone! Today is a day to celebrate love and to reflect upon the meaning that it, in its many nuances, luminously bestows upon us.  Read More


Excerpt Wednesday - Basho's Narrow Road: Spring and Autumn Passages

Thomas Joel - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Monday marked the anniversary of Matsuo Basho’s passing, so we thought it would be apt to celebrate the master Japanese poet by culling this week’s excerpt from his masterpiece, Narrow Road to the Interior (Oku no Hosomichi).  Read More


Flash Fiction Series - Submissions wanted!

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 14, 2016

Submit your short stories to Flash Fiction Fridays now and get your story published!
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