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  • Santiago, Ernesto P.

    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.

  • Sarosh, Minal

    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’.


  • Savova, Vessislava

    Vessislava Savova

    Born in Sofia, Bulgaria
    Living in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Sawicki, Gabriel

    Gabriel Sawicki

    Born 1983 in Wroclaw, Poland
    Living in Wroclaw, Poland

  • Shankar, Shloka

    Shloka Shankar

    Born 1989 in Bangalore, India
    Living in Bangalore, India

  • Shaw, Adelaide B.

    Adelaide B. Shaw

    Adelaide B. Shaw lives in Somers, NY, USA. She is the mother of three Children and grandmother of six. Adelaide been creating Japanese poetic forms–haiku, haibun, tanka , senryu and photo haiga–for nearly 50 years, has been published widely and placed well in several contests. Her collection of haiku, An Unknown Road, published by Modern Tanka Press, won third place in the Haiku Society of America’s Mildred Kanterman Merit Book Award. Her second book of haiku, The Distance I’ve Come, is available on Cyberwit and Amazon. Adelaide also writes fiction and has been published in several journals. Some of her published Japanese short form poetry are posted on her blog:


  • Simmonds, Keith

    Keith Simmonds

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


  • Simon Hanson

  • Slater, Brendan

  • Smith, Charlie

    Charlie Smith

  • Stefanović, Tatjana

    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).

  • Stevens, Mary

    Mary StevensMary Stevens

    Born 1965 in USA
    Living at present: Hurley, NY USA

    A member of HSA since 2003, Mary Stevens co-judged with John Stevenson the 2013 Nicholas Virgilio Haiku Contest. At the 2015 Haiku North America in Schenectady, NY, she presented “The Cicada’s Voice: How Wabi Sabi Can Teach Us How to Live.


  • Stoyanova, Iliyana

    Iliyana StoyanovaIliyana Stoyanova

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

    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.


  • Sudlow, Maureen

    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.


  • Surridge, André

    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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  • Suzuki, Hideo

    Born 1946 Tokyo, Japan
    Living in Sanda, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.

  • Swede, George

    George SwedeGeorge Swede

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



  • Szeglowski, Lech

    Lech SzeglowskiLech Szeglowski

    Born 1959 in Gdansk, Poland
    Studied Polish Philology and Postgraduate Studies of Speech Therapy at the University of Gdansk. He has been reading Japanese genre poetry since the late 1980s and writing haiku since the early 2000s. Rarely published, but his haiku in English have received several awards and appeared in various magazines and anthologies.

  • Szewczyk, Irena Iris

    ​Irena Iris Szewczyk

    Born in Warsaw, Poland​
    Living in Warsaw, Poland​
    A board member of the Polish Haiku Association. A title-holder of the World Haiga Association Master Haiga Artist.