Interchange, a collaborative collection including an introduction and photographs by Tom Clausen along with haiku and prose commentary by Michael Dudley, has been published and is now available from Amazon Books, August 2022.
Featured Author, "Mann Library Daily Haiku," Cornell University, January 1 - 31, 2022.
NEXUS haiku is the winner of the 2021 “Borivoj Bukva Award,” for best haiku collection published in Croatia, presented by the Croatian Literary Society, Rijeka, Croatia on November 6, 2021.
NEXUS haiku, volume of cross-cultural, bilingual haiku, senryu, sequences, and rengay, co-written with Tomislav Maretić and Dejan Pavlinović, published in Pula, Croatia, October 2021.Available online from Amazon Books
HaikuLife 2021 The Haiku Foundation and YouTube: Video Haiga by Mel and Michael Dudley: "Easter Monday," "Sidewalk Ice," and "First Son Fishes".
Featured Haiku, Naviar Records, December 2020.
Buciada Haiku Meeting, October 2019, Ivanic-Grad, Croatia: Group Reading of cross-cultural, collaborative "NEXUS Haiku".
Zagreb Literary Talks, Zagreb, Croatia: Lecture entitled "Reciprocal Synthesis," published in Most/The Bridge, Croatian Writers' Association, October 2019.
Association of Literature and Nekazano Publishing, Bar, Montenegro: "Readings from pilgrimage," February 2019.
Night of Culture and Arts, Golubovci, Montenegro: Guest Panelist, "Celebration of Creativity," January 2019.
Buciada Haiku Meeting, October 2018, Ivanic-Grad, Croatia: Address entitled "In Praise of Gourds and Haiku," published in Iris, October 2019.
Rijeka Literary Matinee, Rijeka, Croatia: "Readings from pilgrimage," October 2018.
Gradska Radionica, Pula, Croatia: Writer in Residence; Group Performance of cross-cultural, integrated arts project, "Synergy Ensemble," November 2018.
From Kanata Canada, published as a Haiku Canada Sheet, 2017.
Interchange is a unique collaboration whose interrelated contents deftly illume and affect. Designed for readers who appreciate the haiku form, the volume also serves as an excellent resource for literature and creative writing teachers as well as a source of understanding and inspiration for students.
In the introduction, Tom Clausen details the origination and development of the Mann Library Daily Haiku project that he began over three decades ago and now represents a critical source and record of international poetry.
In the pages that follow, 31 of his photographs are paired with an equal selection of Michael Dudley’s haiku and correlated prose commentary in which Dudley discusses the circumstances and inspiration of each poem. Order Now
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NEXUS haiku is a co-authored, cross-cultural, bilingual collection of 85 stand-alone haiku and senryu, five sequences, and five rengay that were equally co-created, composed collaboratively in person and online from October 2018 - August 2021.
In the foreword, Sanela Pliško states that the volume is a "journey through seasons, villages and towns, seas and mountains, from which one can read a combination of the authors' experiences as if they lived one life."
The book includes expressive artwork by Nina Šestanović: a vibrant, full-colour front cover and thematically related, minimalist interior sketches. Order Now
Melodic and luminous, insightfully humorous, continuously wondrous — the evocative and provocative haiku of pilgrimage lead the reader on a compelling, encompassing journey of body, mind, and spirit. Selected from his 15 previous collections, including some of his earliest work and many of his most recent poems, pilgrimage is the definitive expression of Michael Dudley’s distinctive achievement.
Foreword by Richard R. Powell.
Wood Engravings by Wesley W. Bates. Order Now