the haiku circle
Peter Newton: Director. . .
Peter Newton is the author of several books in the Japanese short form tradition including What We Find (haiku), Welcome to the Joy Ride (haibun) which won a 2014 Merit Book Award for the Best Book of Haibun from the Haiku Society of America, A Path of Desire (tan renga with Kathe L. Palka), The Searchable World (haiku) which won First Place in the 2018 Merit Book Awards from the Haiku Society of America.
He has two new collections forthcoming in 2022: Part-Time Gods (haibun) winner of the Snapshot Press eChapbook Award for haibun, and Glide Path (haiku).
Born in Detroit and raised north of Boston, Peter makes his home in the Green Mountain State of Vermont. He has spent more than thirty summers as a staff member at Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Since 2012, he has served as co-editor for the online literary journal tinywords. (www.tinywords.com). Find him on Twitter @ThePeterNewton