Welcome to the Call of the Page website. We run international online courses, workshops and events with an emphasis on minimal words, and the Japanese forms haiku, senryu, tanka and haibun. If you're looking for a course we hope you enjoy exploring the tabs above. 


We also run creative literacy and literature projects using the power of words.


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Online courses

 2024 Course Bookings Now Open


Thank you for your support. 

Courses now open for booking:

Our long-running Intermediate Haiku (Longer) 4 part course will start again on 11th April 2024. It is suitable for those with some experience in creative writing and/or haiku. Click here for more information  - Intermediate Haiku. (NOW FULLY BOOKED)


We are delighted to be running our Haiku - Across the Senses course again for those with some haiku experience and as a reboot for experienced haiku writers. It will start on 22nd August 2024. Click here for more information and booking -  Haiku Across The Senses.


Our popular Introducing...Haiku course will be starting again on 3rd September 2024. Suitable for those completely new to creative writing, new to haiku but with experience of creative writing, and even for those experienced haiku writers who would like to refresh their practice. Click here for more information and booking - Introducing Haiku.


And finally we will be running our Senryu course again starting on 10th September 2024. This last ran two years ago so if you are interested in learning about the lesser known sister form to haiku, now's your chance! It is suitable for beginner and improver Senryu writers, and you don't need to have written haiku.  Click here for more information and booking - Senryu.


If you would like to go on the waiting list for future dates of any of our courses, please email Alison at courses@callofthepage.org.


One-to-one Tuition with Alan Summers

Alan Summers is available for one-to-ones via Skype or Zoom or through written feedback. To find out more and to book sessions, click here. Thank you!

Certificate of winning Winning Haibun "Snow Hill to Selfridges" by Alan Summers https://www.ditheringchaps.com/competitions
From Dithering Chaps publishers:
Please note, if you purchase from us, you will be getting the original printed version of this chapbook, while stocks last.
This book will also be available from Amazon on print-on-demand and Kindle from 26th April 2024.
If you are ordering from abroad, please email us at ditheringchaps@gmail.com
and we’ll price up the postage for you. Thank you.



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