Aug 03

Haiku By Two in Minnesota Women’s Press

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Haiku By Two is featured in the August 2009 issue of the Minnesota Women’s Press.

The web site’s co-creator, Kelly Westhoff, wrote the piece for the publication’s monthly column, Book Shelf, in which a reader shares her fascination with a particular subject and a list of five books written by women on the topic.

The article explains the origin of the web site, Haiku By Two, offers a collection of haiku titles and shares a couple haiku.

Read the article by following this link:
How to Haiku

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Mar 01

The Stats: February 2009 Haiku By Two

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Haiku By Two Counts its February Visitors

Minneapolis, Minn., March 1, 2009 — Now that February 2009 has come to a close, Haiku By Two is able to look back, tally its hits and celebrate its growth.

The site counted 729 unique visitors in February 2009, a jump of roughly 300 readers as compared to the previous month.

In the month of February, Haiku By Two logged the most number of hits on the 16th. On that day, 141 visitors were logged. The least number of visits occurred February 4; on that day, only 62 visits were logged.

Haiku By Two continued to post book reviews and haiku interviews throughout the month of February.

Alison interviewed Kari Anne Roy, author of the book, Haiku Mama and keeper of a blog called Haiku of the Day.

Next, Alison and Kelly jointed reviewed hand-made, personalized, haiku tea cups made by

After reviewing the cups, an interview with Alexis Siemons, the  cups’ creator, was posted.

February also brought the first guest haiku’er to Haiku By Two. Children’s author, Lynne Jonell, began a one-week stint as a guest writer.

Throughout the month, Haiku By Two continued to reach out and attract more readers. Readers can now follow the site on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.

The site is also now a member of the Bust Girl Wide Web and Blogs by Women.

Lastly, the web site found itself the subject of an article in a local newspaper and of a St. Louis blogger.

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Feb 25

Local Paper Publishes Story About Haiku By Two

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Plymouth Sun Sailor Publishes Story About Haiku By Two

Minneapolis, Minn. February 25, 2009 — The Plymouth Sun Sailor, a local newspaper in the Twin Cities metro area, published an interview with Haiku By Two co-creator, Kelly Westhoff.

The article explains the origins of the web site and tells how it is bringing Westhoff and Alison Kehler, her haiku partner, closer together in friendship.

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Feb 16

Chat Just Because Blogs Haiku By Two

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Chat Just Because Blogs Haiku By Two

Minneapolis, Minn., February 16, 2009 — Caroline Bertani, a jewlery maker in St. Louis, recently posted a blog entry about Haiku By Two.

Her jewelery business, Just Because Jewelery, encourages women to do something special for themselves “just because.”

Her blog entries are an outgrowth of that mission, and Bertani posts whimsical missives along with frequent reader giveaways.

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