1956

  • Lyubenova, Maya

    Maya LyubenovaMaya Lyubenova

    Born 1956 in Bulgaria
    Living in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    A title-holder of the World Haiga Association Master Haiga Artist.

  • Summers, Alan

    Alan Summers Poet Hotel shot taken in Amsterdam 2015Alan Summers

    Born1956 in London, UK
    Living in Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK
    Alan Summers is a Japan Times award-winning writer. Yomiuri Shimbun (14 million readers in Japan) said on his birthday in 2002: "...as dry as vintage champagne." He runs With Words, which organises haiku based projects. His latest book Writing Poetry: The Haiku Way is due out early 2017.
  • Williams, Rodney

    Rodney WilliamsRodney Williams

    Born 1956 in Australia
    Living in Trafalgar, within the Gippsland region of Victoria, in south-eastern Australia

    Rodney Williams has been Secretary of the Australian Haiku Society since mid-2014. His poems in Japanese short-forms and longer genres have been published in various journals/ collections over the last decade, at home and overseas. In 2013, Ginninderra Press (Port Adelaide) released his book A bird-loving man: haiku and tanka.  The first fifteen haiku included here were also included in his book.

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