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  • Writer's picturePenny Harter


Updated: Feb 2, 2023

I'm behind in posting here, obviously. I'd like to announce that a new collection, Keeping Time: Haibun for the Journey, is forthcoming from Kelsay Books sometime this summer. I'm very excited!

I'm beyond excited to share that last night I got the first glimpse of the cover from Kelsay Books for my forthcoming collection of haibun. I love it! Here's the image for the front cover, and another for the full cover with back cover blurbs. This surprise certainly helps me recover from the Covid doldrums!

I am so grateful for the gorgeous cover photo by Patrick Hendry that I found on Unsplash, the wonderful cover design by Shay Culligan, and for the generous comments! Now I start the work of going over the proofs, checking layout, etc.

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Gale Hemmann
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Sep 19, 2023

Thanks! What a treat!! I can't afford books right now but last night on Rattle I was so taken -- your post gave me courage to write about my father and go outside: My aging father / Dandelion heads in the grass lions! // -- Roaring in the wind. Thanks so much --


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Can't wait to get a signed copy! The cover looks great, Penny.

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