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  • 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.

  • Teki, Hansha

    Hansha Teki

    Born 1949 in North Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand
    Living in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand
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  • Timmer, Corine

    Corine TimmerCorine Timmer

    Corine Timmer (a Dutch national) was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1967. Her father’s job took the family to various places around the world. Wherever they went nature was a constant comfort and inspiration to Corine. She studied Business and Interior Design and was active in the design world until an encounter on a dusty road in southwest Spain in 2014 between Corine, a baby boar, and an abandoned hunting dog inspired her to write and self-publish a children’s storybook. Along her journey she stumbled upon haiku online and has been hooked ever since. She currently resides in the countryside in the south of Portugal and writes full time.


  • Tomczak, Maria

    Maria Tomczak

    Living in Opole, Poland
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  • Važić, Saša

    Saša Važić

    Born 1952 in Belgrade, Serbia
    Living in Belgrade, Serbia

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  • Villafania, Santiago

    Santiago Villafania
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  • Wagemakers, Ella

    Ella Wagemakers

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  • Watson, Roger

    Roger WatsonRoger Watson

    Born: 1955 in Aberdeen, UK
    Living: Kingston-upon-Hull, UK
    Roger Watson is a biologist, nurse and academic editor working at the University of Hull, UK. He was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in many parts of the UK and Ireland. He travels extensively in China and the Far East. He is married with eight children.
    Haiku blog:


    Roger Watson Reading Several Of His Haiku


  • Whitman, Neal

    Neal Whitman

    Born 1948 in Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Living in Pacific Grove, California, USA
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  • William Hart

  • Williams, Jane

    Jane Williams was born in England in 1964. She is an Australian poet and writer based in Tasmania.



  • Williams, Joshua Eric

    Joshua Eric WilliamsJoshua Eric Williams

    Born 1983 in Carrollton, GA, USA
    Joshua Eric Williams is from Carrollton, GA. He has an M.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis in poetry from Western State Colorado University. His work explores and experiments with short forms (including haiku, senryu, epigrams, sonnets, pantoums, and villanelles).


  • Winteridge, Sara

    Sara Winteridge

    Living in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, U.K.

  • Wit, Ernest

    Ernest WitErnest Wit

    Born: 1961, Poland
    Resides: Poland

    Ernest Wit is an award-winning Polish author whose work appears regularly in the best English-language haiku magazines and anthologies around the world.

    Books Published:
    Bitter Wind (Kontekst Publishing House, Poznan, 2015);
    Black and White (Red Moon Press, Winchester VA, 2016).

  • Yin, Anna

    Anna YinAnna Yin

    Born 1970 in China.
    Residing in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

    Anna Yin is Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate with six poetry books. Anna won the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award, two MARTY Awards and the 2013 Professional Achievement Award from CPAC etc. Her poems have appeared on Arc Poetry, New York Times, China Daily, CBC Radio etc. She teaches Poetry Alive.