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.

Online courses starting soon!

New Dates for 2023 - Courses open for booking

Introducing...Haiku.  The next start date for this popular beginner's course is 7th February 2023


Our longer Intermediate Haiku course, Intermediate Haiku (Longer), will be starting on 2nd February 2023. It is suitable for those with some experience of creative writing and/or haiku.


Our advanced course for 'monoku', One-Line Haiku, starts on 31st January 2023. Suitable for writers who are already intermediate-level or above in writing three-line haiku.


And for those who are interested in Tanka, we are running Tanka Online again, starting on 9th February 2023. This course is suitable for both beginners and intermediate-level.




Alan Summers is available for one to ones via Skype or Zoom. Prices and a basic description of how the one to one sessions operate are on our 'special payments' booking page here. Thank you!

Shahai – photo © Alan Ranger & haiku © Alan Summers

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