Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku

Sunday, October 7, 2pm – Poetry

Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku

Nick Virgilio, who started writing in the 1960s and was a pioneer of American haiku poetry, penned some this country’s most elegiac and memorable haiku. In “Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku,” you’ll find 100 previously unpublished haiku as well as 30 old favorites, an interview with Nick on “Radio Times” with Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY, two essays by Nick on writing haiku, a tribute to Michael Doyle, photos and replicas of original manuscripts as well as much more.
Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku will be one of the most American haiku books to be published in teh first half of this, the 21st, century…” wrote Lorin Ford in the online journal, A Hundred Gourds 

“A book every haiku lover should have,” wrote Claudia Coutu Radmore, an award-winning Canadian haiku poet. “Virgilio is one of the American master haiku poets whose poems you want to have by your favorite reading chair.”

“…Nick has mined beauty out of the gutters of Camden,” said Michael Doyle, Sacred Heart Church, Camden, NJ.”

“…called by many this country’s foremost haiku poet.” – Marty Moss-Coane, host of “Radio Times,” WHYY, Philadelphia, PA

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