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Jim Kacian

Board Member
Winchester, Virginia

Jim Jim Kacian is founder and president of The Haiku Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to archive our first century of achievement in English-language haiku, and to create new opportunities for our second; founder and owner of Red Moon Press, the largest and most awarded press dedicated to haiku outside Japan; editor-in-chief of Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (W. W. Norton, 2013), the definitive study of the subject; editor of dozens of other books of haiku; and author of a score of books of poetry, primarily haiku. He has kayaked the oceans of four continents, and gardens at his home in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, which he shares with his partner of thirty years, Maureen Virginia Gorman.

just now
as my life turns crazy
forsythia

                                                                   in a tent in the rain i become a climate

swallowflight . . .
looking out the window
long after

 

Publications by Jim Kacian

As Author:

Anagrammaton. Catoctin, MD: Black Heron Press, 1994.

Border Lands. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2006.

Chincoteague. Normal, IL: Saki Press, 1999.

Dead Reckoning. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2005.

Fingerprints. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2010.

Haiku: lz Kamna. Ljubljana, Slovenia: Apokalipsa Press, 2000.

How to Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2006. (online)

In Concert. Normal, IL: Saki Press, 1999.

Karasevdah: Yugoslavia Poems. Catoctin, MD: Black Heron Press, 2000.

Long After. Rosignano Marittimo, Italy: Albalibri Editori, 2008.

orbis tertius. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2007.

palimpsest. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2011.

Pleiads. Timisoara, Romania: Waldpress, 2015.

Presents of Mind. Lake Oswego, OR: Katsura Press, 1996.

A Primer of Organic Form. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2013.

road of stone. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2009.

A Second Spring. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2001.

The Silence of the Circle. Timisoara, Romania: Waldpress, 2016.

Six Directions: Haiku & Field Notes. Albuquerque, NM: La Alameda Press, 1997.

where i leave off / waar ik ophoud. Den Bosch, Netherlands: 't schrijverke, 2010.

As Editor in Chief:

Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years. New York: W. W. Norton, 2013.

The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1996. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 1997.

The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1997. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 1998.

Snow of the Water: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1998. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 1999.

The Thin Curve: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1999. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2000.

A Glimpse of Red: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2000. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2001.

The Loose Thread: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2001. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2002.

Pegging the Wind: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2002. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2003.

Edge of Light: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2003. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2004.

Tug of the Current: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2004. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2005.

Inside the Mirror: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2005. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2006.

Big Sky: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2006. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2007.

Dust of Summers: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2007. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2008.

White Lies: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2008. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2009.

Where the Wind Turns: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2009. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2010.

Evolution: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2011.

Carving Darkness: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2011. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2012.

Nothing in the Window: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2012. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2013.

Fear of Dancing: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2013. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2014.

Big Data: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2014. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2015.

Galaxy of Dust: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2015. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2016.

Dust Devils: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2016. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2017.

A New Resonance: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 1999.

A New Resonance 2: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2001.

A New Resonance 3: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku.Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2003.

A New Resonance 4: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku.Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2005.

A New Resonance 5: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku.Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2007.

A New Resonance 6: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku.Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2009.

A New Resonance 7: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2011.

A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku.Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2013.

A New Resonance 9: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2015.

A New Resonance 10: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2017.

 

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