Poets and Podcasts Hosts:
Alan Pizzarelli and Donna Beaver

Alan Pizzarelli filming Donna Beaver in conversation with Dr. Arima at the Fifth Haiku Pacific Rim Conference, September 2012. Photo by Fay Aoyagi.  Watch thevideo with Dr. Arima.


Alan Pizzarelli

Alan Pizzarelli

Alan Pizzarelli has been writing haiku and senyru for more than four decades. He studied under the tutelage of Professor Harold G. Henderson in New York City. Pizzarelli has published 13 collections of poetry. His work has been widely anthologized in major journals and books, including the highly respected collection, The Haiku Anthology. He is a poet and musician living in New Jersey.

twilight
staples rust
in the telephone pole
— Alan Pizzarelli

Donna Beaver

Donna Beaver

Donna Beaver is an Alaska Native(Tlingit / Tsimshian) poet and artist, originally from Juneau, Alaska now living in New Jersey.  In addition to writing, she is a photographer,  filmmaker, graphic/web designer and multimedia specialist.  She is also works in traditional materials as a mixed-media collage artist, illustrator and jewelry designer. 

picking berries
on a path made by bears
we talk louder
— Donna Beaver

Banner Photograph:
Donna and Al at Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska: photo by Keevin Lewis, NMAI.