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  • Michael Rehling

    Born 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Living in Presque Isle, Michigan, USA

  • Jane ReichholdJane Reichhold

    Born 1937 in Lima, Ohio, U.S.A.
    Died in 2016

    I’ve been writing haiku since the 1960s and have published over 40 books of haiku, renga, and tanka. I have translated 7 books from the Japanese with the best seller being Basho The Complete Haiku. Writing and Enjoying Haiku, also published by Kodansha, along with A Dictionary of Haiku, by AHA Books, are still often on Amazon’s best-seller list. The latest tanka book, was translated with Machiko Kobayashi from Akiko Yosano’s most famous book, Midaregami – Tangled was started in 1995 and  AHAforum is the place poets meet online since 2006.

  • Cynthia Rowe

    Born in Melbourne, Australia
    Living in Sydney, Australia
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  • Jacob SalzerJacob Salzer

    Born in Renton, WA USA
    Living Vancouver, WA, USA
    Jacob Salzer is a haiku poet who served as the managing editor for an international Haiku Nook Anthology: Yanty’s Butterfly (2016), and is currently the managing editor for a haiku anthology dedicated to people who don’t have access to clean water. His poetry blog can be found at:

  • Ernesto P. SantiagoErnesto P. Santiago

    Born 1967 in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
    Living in Athens, Greece 
    Ernesto P. Santiago says "He is too small for his ego. He is enough for himself." He lives in Athens, Greece, where he continues to explore the poetic myth of his senses, and has recently become interested in the study of haiku and its related forms.

  • Minal SaroshMinal Sarosh

    Born in 1960 in Nashik, Maharashtra, India
    Living In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

    Minal Sarosh is an awarded Indian English poet and author of novel Soil for My Roots (LiFi Publications, Delhi) 2015. Her first poetry collection, Mitosis and other poems was published by Writers Workshop, Kolkata, in 1992. Her haiku, senryu, and tanka have been published in reputed online journals and print anthologies. In 2018, her haiku won the 7th Annual Japan- Russia Haiku Contest of the Akita International Haiku Network and was awarded the ‘Akita International University President’s Award’.


  • Vessislava Savova

    Born in Sofia, Bulgaria
    Living in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Gabriel Sawicki

    Born 1983 in Wroclaw, Poland
    Living in Wroclaw, Poland

  • Shloka Shankar

    Born 1989 in Bangalore, India
    Living in Bangalore, India

  • Keith Simmonds

    Born in St.Philip, Barbados
    Living in Rodez, France


  • Charlie Smith

  • Tatjana Stefanović

    Born 1960 in Belgrade, Serbia
    Living in Belgrade, Serbia

    Tatjana Stefanović is a lawyer by profession. She writes fairy-tales, haiku, and poetry (modern and for children). Her haiku have won a good number of awards and have been included in a number of collections and journals, in her country and abroad. Tatjana is a member of the United Haiku and Tanka Society (USA).

  • Iliyana StoyanovaIliyana Stoyanova

    Born1969 in Sofia, Bulgaria
    Living in St Albans, UK
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  • Debbie StrangeDebbie Strange

    Born 1955 in Canada
    Living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Debbie Strange is a maker of poems, music, photographs, and art. She has an affinity for birds and water, and feels most at peace when exploring nature with her husband. Debbie's creative passions are her solace and salvation, connecting her more closely to the world and to herself.


  • Maureen SudlowMaureen Sudlow

    Maureen lives in Whanganui, New Zealand with her husband Rod, and their Staffie Bert. She loves poetry, particularly Japanese and classical Chinese forms, and is also a keen photographer and amateur water-colourist. Maureen has a Diploma in Creative Writing and has published two children’s picture books and two small poetry collections. She is a member of the New Zealand Poetry Society.


  • André SurridgeAndré Surridge

    Born 1951 in Hull, England
    Living in Hamilton, New Zealand. He is the winner of several writing awards for haiku including the Kyoto Museum for World Peace Award (JAPAN); Jane Reichhold International Prize (USA) and the Janice Bostok International Haiku Award (AUS).
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  • Born 1946 Tokyo, Japan
    Living in Sanda, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.

  • George SwedeGeorge Swede

    Born 1940 in Riga, Latvia
    Living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    (work from 1975 to 2010 inclusive)