Gendai Haiku

Please click on any of the photos to the right to view subtitled video interviews, translations of poetry, biographies, and additional materials.

Gendai haiku is modern Japanese haiku. These pages represent selections from video interviews and translations of haiku criticism & poetry of six contemporary haiku poets (gendai haijin), now living in Japan. Contemporary senryû gendai senryû) is also represented. These interviews have been conducted between August 2006 – August 2007.


Poems of Consciousness
Gendai & Contemporary Haiku
Book & DVD, Red Moon Press, 2008, 2009
 
 
Additional Haiku Research  
 
Site-creator (two part) interview:
here and here  
 
Download Videos & Contact  

Research supported by a the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research and the Japan Ministry of Education (MEXT), Kakenhi 18520439 (2006-07),  Kakenhi  21520579 (2009-11).

 
Richard Gilbert, Ph.D
Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University
 

  German Site
 
 
 
 

Uda Kiyoko  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hasegawa Kai  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ônishi Yasuyo  

 
 
 
 
 
 

Yagi Mikajo  

 

Hoshinaga Fumio  

 
 
 
 
 

Tsubouchi Nenten