To order any publication and/or item listed below, send a check or money order payable to “YTHS” for the price of the book(s) plus shipping [$4.95 (US); $11.95 (CAN, MEX); $13.95 (all other countries)]. Mail to:

Patricia Machmiller, Publications
c/o Yuki Teikei Haiku Society
PO Box 53475
San Jose CA 95153

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In the table below, an item whose price shows as ‘OOP’ is out of print or production. Below the table are descriptions of selected items in the table.

Yuki Teikei Publications Price
Young Leaves: An Old Way of Seeing New, the 25th Anniversary issue, 2000 OOP
Seasons Words in English Haiku, ed., Jun-ichi Sakuma, 1980 $ 5
Sakura, eds. donnalynn chase and June Hopper Hymas, 2009 $ 6
San Francisco Bay Area Saijiki, eds., A. Homan, P. Gallagher, P.J. Machmiller $32
Yuki Teikei Members’ Anthologies
2001 Spring Sky, ed. June Hopper Hymas $ 5
2002 The Heron Leans Forward, eds. Anne M. Homan and donnalynn chase $ 5
2003 Migrating Mist, eds. Anne M. Homan and donnalynn chase $ 5
2004 Dreams of Slow Mice, eds. Anne M. Homan and P.J. Machmiller OOP
2005 Growing a Green Heart, eds. Anne M. Homan and P.J. Machmiller $ 6
2006 Flying White, eds. donnalynn chase and June Hopper Hymas $ 7
2007 Fog and Brittle Pine, eds. donnalynn chase and June Hopper Hymas OOP
2008 Muse of the Bird-Song Tree, ed. Paul O. Williams $ 8
2009 Extinguished Candles, ed. donnalynn chase $ 8
2010 Autumn Deepens, eds. Jerry Ball and June Hopper Hymas OOP
2011 Wild Violets, eds. Jerry Ball and Joan Zimmerman $12
2012 Bending Reeds, ed. P.J. Machmiller $14
2013 Above the Clouds, ed. Patrick Gallagher $12
2014 Scattered Acorns, ed. June Hopper Hymas $12
2015 The Plover and the Moonstone, ed. P.J. Machmiller $15
2016 Cherry Blossom Light, ed. Mimi Ahern $12
2017 hanami dango, eds. Phillip Kennedy and Amy Ostenso-Kennedy $12
Haiku Journal [Yuki Teikei’s early publications]
Vol 1, 1977 OOP
Vol 2, 1978 (on amazon: $19)
Vol 3, 1979 (on amazon: $15) (on abebooks $15 plus $4)
Vol 4, 1980 (amazon: not available)
Vol 5, 1981/1982 (amazon: $6.00)
$ 5
Vol 6, 1983-86 (amazon: $6.50)
$ 5
Vol 2-6 as a set
Autumn Loneliness: $28
The Letters of Kiyoshi and Kiyoko Tokutomi, July-December, 1967
Diary of Kiyoshi Tokutomi, trans., Tei Matsushita Scott $10
YT Tote Bags $15


Above the clouds cover perspective

Above the Clouds, the Society’s 2013 members’ haiku and allied forms of poetry anthology, with the addition of works from the esteemed 2013 Haiku in the Park poets, Gregory Longenecker, Michael Sheffield and Dennis Bolger. Edited by Patrick Gallagher, who also designed the anthology and the cover.
Above the Clouds is 71 pages; 6″ x 9″. Glossy art covers; paperback, perfect bound. ISBN 978-0-9850972-6-4.

Bending Reeds, the Society’s 2012 members’ haiku poetry anthology, with the addition of many haiku of Dr. Akido Arima and Kai Hasegawa newly translated from the Japanese. Edited by Patricia Machmiller, the anthology features haiga and illustrations by nature photographer Edward Grossmith. Judith Morrison Schallberger designed the anthology and Harry Lafnear designed the cover. Translations are by Fay Aoyagi and Patricia Machmiller.

Bending Reeds was shortlisted for the Touchstone Best Book of 2012 Award, with the comment that, “[Among the] profusion of haiku group members’ anthologies . . . Yuki Teikei Haiku Society’s . . . have consistently been among the best. This year’s, however, is exceptional. . . .[It] includes . . . work by two leading contemporary Japanese poets, Akito Arima and Kai Hasegawa in the excellent translation of Fay Aoyagi and Patricia J. Machmiller

Bending Reeds is 94 pages; 6″ x 9″. Glossy art covers; paperback, perfect bound. ISBN 978-0-9850972-1-9.

Wild Violets, the Society’s 2011 poetry, haibun, and essay anthology. Edited and introduced by Jerry Ball and J. Zimmerman, the anthology’s poems and text are enhanced by Ann Bendixen’s powerful, elegant art. Judith Morrison Schallberger designed the anthology and Harry Lafnear designed the cover. Wild Violets is 70 pages plus folding inserts; 6″ x 9″. Glossy art covers; perfect bound. ISBN 978-0-9745404-9-8.
The editors’ introduction can be read here. The anthology was enthusiastically reviewed by Notes from the Gean.

Wild Violets received Haiku Society of America’s Kanterman Prize Honorable Mention for Best Anthology 2012. The judges, Carolyn Hall and Christopher Patchel, said “This very attractive book (made so by a beautiful cover and foldout Chinese brush paintings by Ann Bendixen) includes two poems by each of 57 member poets, as well as haibun and informative essays by well-known haijin.”

“Kiyoko’s Sky; The Haiku of Kiyoko Tokutomi”, translations by Patricia Machmiller and Fay Aoyagi with introduction by June Hopper Hymas, Brooks Books, 2002.

“Autumn Loneliness. The letters of Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi, July – December 1967”, Translated by Tei Matsushita Scott & Patricia J. Machmiller, Hardscratch Press, 2009. The Tokutomis were the founders of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society. The book contains 300 letters of those exchanged between Kiyoshi and Kiyoko during a very difficult period in their lives. In 1967 Kiyoshi had just lost his hearing due to medication he was taking for tuberculosis. He traveled to Japan for a long hospital stay to undergo treatment that would attempt to recover his hearing. Kiyoko remained in the U.S. in Japantown San Jose with their 10-year-old daughter, Yukiko. The letters reveal their deeply respectful and loving relationship, how they dealt with grief and disappointment ”individually and together” and the empathetic and steadfast way they supported each other during difficult times. The 360 page book has a selection of pictures of the Tokutomis in their early years.

The book was awarded “Best Memoir 2010” by Bay Area Independent Book Publishers. Judge’s comments: c“The letters have an engaging, lyrical quality that read not only as a document of their times, but also as a window into the spirits and souls of two young people deeply in love with each other and fully engaged in the wonder and challenge of living. . . .This little gem [is] one of those rare finds one always feels blessed to have run across—interesting and moving in a quiet way.”

“Although I did not know the Tokutomis were such significant people in the world of haiku, I still found the story of their love, their hardships, their separation, and their challenges to be presented in a way that enchanted, captivated, and fascinated me. The book is nearly impossible to put down.”

“San Francisco Bay Area Nature Guide and Saijiki”, eds. Anne M. Homan, Patrick Gallagher, and Patricia J. Machmiller, published by Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, 2010. This SF Bay Area saijiki was eleven years in the making and contains 96 region-specific kigos with descriptions, photographs, and haiku. It can be previewed at; also can be purchased directly from lulu for $36.40. An ebook addition is also available at for $5.99.

“Diary of Kiyoshi Tokutomi: July 1975 to December 1977”, translated by Tei Matsushita Scott and with annotations and introduction by Patricia J. Machmiller, lulu, 2010. It can be previewed at and purchased there.

“Season Words in English Haiku” by Jun-ichi Sakuma & YTHS. 1980.
A survey of all the haiku being used in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

“Sakura”, eds. donnalynn chase & June Hopper Hymas, 2009. This little book contains cherry blossom verses from over 15 years of YTHS linked poetry.

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