~ publications & credits ~


Books Published

Banana Leaves Self Published, Australia, 1972. Haiku
Walking Into the Sun Shelters Press, USA, 1974. Haiku
Hearing the Wind Self Published, Australia, 1976. Haiku
On Sparse Brush Makar Gargoyle Poets Series, Australia,1978. Poetry
The Lure proof press, Canada, 1996. folded renga sheet
Silver Path of Moon PostPress, Australia, 1996. Erotic haibun
Still Waters EarthDance, Australia, 1997. Haiku, illustrations by Cornelis Vleeskens
The Farmer Tends His Land Tiny Poems Press, USA, 1997. Solo Renga
Shadow-Patches Hallard Press, New Zealand, 1998. Haibun by Janice Bostok, Catherine Mair and Bernard Gadd
A Splash of Sunlight Self Published, Australia, 1998. Haiku
Dimmed The Mystery Snapshots Press England, 2000. Tanka
Amongst the Graffiti PostPress, Australia, 2003. Collected Haiku and Senryu 1972-2002

Janice's Writings have appeared in numerous Australian and overseas publications in addition to many anthologies. Some of those countries are: Australia, the USA, Canada, England, Japan, Romania, Croatia, India, and New Zealand. Her poems have been translated into seven languages.

Editorships. Janice Bostok was, or is:

Editor and Publisher of Tweed -- the first Australian haiku magazine
Poetry Editor for Scope -- magazine of the FAWQ
Haiku Editor of Hobo Poetry Magazine
Co-editor of Paper Wasp haiku journal
Joint editor of First Australian Haiku Anthology
South Pacific Editor for the Red Moon Anthology

Judging. Janice has judged many international haiku competitions.

Teaching. Janice has taught haiku and its related forms in Australia and overseas. These lessons encompass all age groups.

Other. Janice's small collection, Walking into the Sun won a Haiku Society of America Book Award for the year of its publication, 1974.

Janice has had articles and reviews published in most relevant magazines.

An Interview has been published in the Yellow Moon Magazine, and one Interview was posted in the Queensland State Library in Brisbane, Australia.

A number of Janice's haiku have been done in calligraphy on shikishi sheets by Japanese artist Takejero Nojima. They have been donated to the Tweed Council Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW. Australia.

Janice has also been placed in the Itoen Tea Company Haiku Competition and had one of her haiku printed on their can of iced tea -- on sale throughout Japan.

Who's Whos Janice has been listed in a number of Who's Whos. The one she would like to mention here is: The Who's Who of Australian Writers, 1991, 1995

Katikati Haiku Pathway Two of Janice's haiku have been carved on rocks in a Council park in the mural town of Katikati, in the north island of New Zealand.


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