In the coming months, Abigail Friedman will be appearing in Honolulu, Quebec City, and Montreal. Friedman's The Haiku Apprentice: Memoirs of Writing Poetry in Japan was a June 2006 Book Sense Pick and was recently named a nonfiction finalist for the Kiriyama Prize.
Montreal Zen Poetry Festival
Friedman will participate in various readings and panels.
Festival venues are throughout Montreal.
Japan-America Society of Hawaii
American Savings Bank Tower, 8th Floor, Room 2
1001 Bishop St., Honolulu, HI 86813
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friedman will speak about "Haiku and the Art of Diplomacy."
Salon international du livre
Quebec City Convention Centre