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Roberta Beary

Author's Bio

Haibun Editor, Modern Haiku Journal; Founding Associate, The Haiku Foundation; Editorial Member (Emeritus), Red Moon Anthology

Publications and Prizes

Books:
fresh paint (Red Moon Press, 2014), 7 (Jacar Press, 2013), The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press, 2011), dandelion clocks (Haiku Society of America, 2008), fish in love (Haiku Society of America, 2006)
Chapbooks:
nothing left to say (King's Road Press, 2009)
Anthologies:
Haiku in English:The First Hundred Years (WW Norton & Company, 2013), Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku and Haiga (Dos Gatos Press, 2013), nothing in the window (Red Moon Press, 2013), The Humours of Haiku (Iron Press, 2013), and love (Jacar Press, 2012), carving darkness (Red Moon Press, 2012), a few stars away (Red Moon Press, 2011), Dreams Wander On Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness (Modern English Tanka Press, 2011), Dwarf Stars 2011 The Best Speculative Short Poems Published in 2010 (Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2011), evolution (Red Moon Press, 2011), Haiku 21 (Modern Haiku Press, 2011), Haiku Calendar (Snapshot Press, 2011), Halloween Haiku (Popcorn Press, 2011), in pine shade (Haiku Society of America, 2011), contemporary haibun Volume 11 (Red Moon Press, 2010), Lighting A Candle (Haiku Poets of Northern California, 2010), montage (The Haiku Foundation, 2010), Second Annual Bashō Haiku Challenge Chapbook, #22 (Lilliput Review Press, 2010), seed packets (bottle rockets press, 2010), sharing the sun (Haiku Society of America, 2010), Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka Vol. 2 (Modern English Tanka Press, 2010), The Sound of Poets Cooking (Jacar Press, 2010), where the wind turns (Red Moon Press, 2010), A Travel-Worn Satchel (Haiku Society of America, 2009), Bashō Haiku Challenge Chapbook, #20 (Lilliput Review Press, 2009), Into Our Words (Press Here, 2009), Streetlights: Poetry of Urban Life in Modern English Tanka (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009), Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009), The Breath of Surrender: A Collection of Recovery-Oriented Haiku (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009), white lies (Red Moon Press, 2009), Ash Moon Anthology:Poems on Aging (Lulu Press, 2008), dust of summers (Red Moon Press, 2008), Haiku The Art of the Short Poem (Brooks Books, 2008), How We Love: Letters (Capital BookFest, 2008), big sky (Red Moon Press, 2007), Dandelion Wind (Press Here, 2007), echoes 1 (Red Moon Press, 2007), Family Pictures: Poems & Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones (Capital BookFest, 2007), Landfall (Modern English Tanka Press, 2007), Landfall:Poetry of Place (Lulu Press, 2007), Sixty Sunflowers (Modern English Tanka Press, 2007), contemporary haibun Volume 7 (Red Moon Press, 2006), inside the mirror (Red Moon Press, 2006), a path made by bears (Red Moon Press, 2005), contemporary haibun Volume 6 (Red Moon Press, 2005), loose change (Haiku Society of America, 2005), Rose Haiku for Flower Lovers and Gardeners (Price-Patterson, Ltd., 2005), something like a sigh (Tanka Society of America, 2005), Taboo Haiku (Avisson Press, 2005), Tracing the Fern (Press Here, 2005), edge of light (Red Moon Press, 2004), to find the moon (Tanka Society of America, 2004), walking the same path (Haiku Society of America, 2004), bits of itself (Haiku Society of America, 2003), Brocade of Leave (Press Here, 2003), pegging the wind (Red Moon Press, 2003), bits of itself (Haiku Society of America, 2002), New Pond: An English Language Haiku Anthology (Brooks Books, 2002), a glimpse of red (Red Moon Press, 2001), A New Resonance 2: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2001), paperclips (Press Here, 2001), Voices and Echoes (Haiku Society of America, 2001), pocket change (Red Moon Press, 2000), the thin curve (Red Moon Press, 2000), snow on the water (Red Moon Press, 1999), The Red Moon Anthology 1997 (Red Moon Press, 1998), The Red Moon Anthology 1996 (Red Moon Press, 1997)
Journals:
3Lights Gallery, Acorn, bottle rockets, Contemporary Haibun Online, Frogpond, Haibun Today, haijinx, Haiku Canada, Haiku International, Heron's Nest, Ink Sweat & Tears, Lynx, Modern English Tanka, Modern Haiku, Moonset, NOON, Notes from the Gean, Penumbra, Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka, Rattle, RAW NerVZ, Ribbons: Tanka Society of America Journal, Roadrunner Haiku Journal, Seven Hills Review, Shamrock Haiku Journal, Simply Haiku, The Heron's Nest, Woodnotes Haiku Magazine
Prizes:
Book Awards --- Finalist, Poetry Society of America Book Award (2008); Winner, Snapshot Press Book Award (2006); Winner,Haiku Society of America Book Award (2007,2008,2009,2014) Awards for Poems -- Pushcart Prize Nominee; Kusamakura Grand Prize(Japan); Brady Senryu Contest 1st Prize (Haiku Society of America); Haiku International Contest 1st Prize(Japan); Penumbra Haiku Contest 1st Prize (USA); Tokutomi Haiku Award 1st Prize (USA), Yamadero Basho Distinguished Prize (Japan); Lilliput Review Basho Prize (USA); Modern Haiku Journal-Best of Issue awards

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Can't and Won't by Lydia Davis

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: November 26, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
NY
Raised in:
NY

Upcoming Readings and Workshops

  • December 5, 2014
    Zed's Cafe an arts, coffee, and living room cafe (Reading)
    Silver Spring, MD
  • December 6, 2014
    S. Dillon Ripley Center/Smithsonian International Gallery (Talk)
    Washington, DC

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