Harter, Penny

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HARTER, Penny. Also writes as Penny Bihler. American, b. 1940. Genres: Poetry. Career: New Jersey State Council on Arts, Trenton, consultant in poets-in-schools program, 1973-79; Woodbridge Public Schools, NJ, teacher of writing, 1978-83; Madison Public Schools, Madison, NJ, teacher, 1983-91; Santa Fe Preparatory School, NM, teacher, 1991-2002; Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Summit, NJ, teacher, 2002-. Publications: POETRY: (as Penny Bihler) House by the Sea, 1975; (with W.J. Higginson) Used Poems, 1978; The Orange Balloon (haiku), 1980; Lovepoems, 1981; White Flowers in the Snow (poems and stories), 1981; From the Willow: Homage to Take-chi no Kurohito (haiku), 1983; Hiking the Crevasse: Poems on the Way to Divorce, 1983; In the Broken Curve (haiku), 1984; The Price of Admission, 1986; The Monkey's Face (haiku), 1987; At the Zendo (poems and journal), 1993; Stages and Views, 1994; Shadow Play, Night Haiku (children's haiku), 1994; Grandmother's Milk, 1995; Lizard Light: Poems from the Earth, 1998; Buried in the Sky, 2001. NONFICTION: (with Higginson) Met on the Road: A Transcontinental Haiku Journal, 1993; (with Higginson) The Haiku Handbook: How to Write, Share, and Teach Haiku, 1985. CO-EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Advance Taken to Boardwalk: 28 New Jersey Poets, 1977; Between Two Rivers: Union Country Literature Today, 1980; Between Two Rivers: Ten North Jersey Poets, 1981; (with C. van den Heuvel and others) An Anthology of Haiku by People of the United States and Canada, 1988; A Haiku Path: The Haiku Society of America 1968-1988, 1994. Address: PO Box 1402, Summit, NJ 07902, U.S.A.

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