KJ Munro

Haiku Walks

KJ Munro offered outdoor pop-up readings around Dawson City, and offered a ginko (haiku walk) and shared her presentation ‘How to Haiku’.

Writer and poet KJ Munro led a Haiku walk in each of the days of the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, and was joined by audiences on a promenade around Dawson City in which everyone was invited to create their own spontaneous poems.

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Haiku Walk with kjmunro

Artist Talk, August 2021. Throughout downtown Dawson City, Yukon. Photography by Miriam Behman.

Haiku Walk with kjmunro

Artist Talk, August 2021. Throughout downtown Dawson City, Yukon. Photography by Miriam Behman.

Haiku Walk with kjmunro

Artist Talk, August 2021. Throughout downtown Dawson City, Yukon. Photography by Miriam Behman.

Haiku Walk with kjmunro

Artist Talk, August 2021. Throughout downtown Dawson City, Yukon. Photography by Miriam Behman.

Haiku Walk with kjmunro

Artist Talk, August 2021. Throughout downtown Dawson City, Yukon. Photography by Miriam Behman.

About the Artist

Originally from Vancouver, kjmunro moved to the Yukon Territory in 1991. She is Membership Secretary for Haiku Canada & a member of the League of Canadian Poets, the Federation of BC Writers, & the Haiku Society of America. In 2014, she founded ‘solstice haiku’, a monthly haiku discussion group in Whitehorse that she continues to facilitate. Since January 2018, she has curated a weekly blog feature for The Haiku Foundation, now managed with guest editors. Her debut poetry collection is contractions (Red Moon Press, 2019).

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