In the Night Shallows

selected haiku by Rebecca Ball Rust
edited by Lenard D. Moore

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In the NIght Shallows - fine edition

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A Powerful Series of Closely-Observed Moments: The Long View of a Woman’s Life

In the Night Shallows is a selection of haiku from a lifetime collection of fine poetry celebrating Rebecca Ball Rust’s distinguished career. The winner of innumerable awards, Rust has anthologized along with
Carl Sandburg, Randall Jerrell, Reynolds Price and Fred Chappell in Word and Witness: 100 Years of
North Carolina Poetry
.

Lively, colorful quilt illustrations by Diane Katz use traditional quilt blocks and authentic vintage fabric designs to connect meaningfully with the poetry.
See Holly Sweet’s presentation quilt created for the author from Katz’s quilt designs.

In the Night Shallows — Deluxe Edition — 6x9 in. hand bound hardcover — 21.95
Handmade Thai mulberry binding, Thai mulberry flyleaves with fabric inclusions, English Somerset, Stardream & Echizen Washi cover, mulberry binding, archival, 2009.
In the Night Shallows — Fine Edition – 6x9 in. hand-bound softcover — 16.95
English Somerset cover, full-color printing: as in deluxe edition, archival, 2009.

About the Author

Rebecca Ball Rust has been founder of North Carolina Haiku Society; past President of the North Carolina Poetry Society; dance reviewer for the Raleigh News & Observer; curator for the North Carolina Museum of History; and editor/publisher of the North Carolina Haiku Society Press.

About the Editor

Lenard D. Moore is a 2014 recipient of the North Carolina Awards for Literature, Science, the Fine Arts and Public Service. He is president of the North Carolina Haiku Society, past president of the Haiku Society of America and an editor of Simply Haiku. He writes more than thirty forms of poetry, drama, essays, and literary criticism, and has been writing and publishing haiku for over thirty years. Moore was Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for Eastern North Carolina from 2007 to 2009, and founder and Executive Director of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective, and co-founder of Washington Street Writers’ Group. He has won the Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award for his contribution to the fine arts of North Carolina. As a past President of the the Haiku Society of America (HSA) he is the first Southerner and the first African American to be elected as President of the HSA.

Lenard Moore also edited Beneath the Willow Tree. Moore with Dave Russo, edited Rosenberry’s Learning to See the Truth and The Stone House.

Chasing the Sun is another Rosenberry title from the North Carolina Haiku Society.

Also of Interest

Learning to See
the Truth

35th anniversary NCHS anthology

The Stone House

eds. Lenard D. Moore
Dave Russo

Chasing the Sun

Haiku North America
ed. Bob Moyer

Beneath
the Willow Tree

ed. Lenard D. Moore

Tangled Shadows

by Elliot Nicely

Western Brushstrokes

by Patricia Nolan

Stone House Prints

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