Millikin University Haiku Research


Millikin University students conduct interviews with contemporary haiku writers, write comparative essays on haiku writers from different cultures, and investigate related areas of literature and poetics. The Millikin University Haiku web site features some of the best of this undergraduate research.

Student research on haiku featured here include:

haiku writer profiles and interviews

reader response essays

comparison essays

essays on haiku poetics



Much of this student research is facilitated by access
to the Decatur Haiku Collection of publications:

Decatur Haiku Collection Bibliography
(Print Publications)

A Bibliography of Articles & Theses on Haiku
(Print Publications)

A Bibliography of Online Articles on Haiku,
Senryu and Tanka in English

A Bibliography of Online Books, Journals and Exhibitions
on Haiku, Senryu and Tanka in English

Dr. Randy Brooks
Millikin University
6 Madera Court
Taylorville, IL 62568


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last updated 9/1/22about this web site