Pravay Kumar PadhyPravat Kumar Padhy

Pravat Kumar Padhy has obtained his Masters of Science and Technology and a Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology, ISM Dhanbad. His poetry has been featured in many journals and anthologies. His poems received many awards, honours, and commendations including the Editors’ Choice Award at Writers Guild of India, Sketchbook, Asian American Poetry, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational, UNESCO International Year Award of Water Co-operation, The Kloštar Ivanić International Haiku Award, IAFOR Vladimir Devide Haiku Award, and others. His haibun are featured in many international journals including Haibun Today, Contemporary Haibun Online, Drifting Sands Haibun, and others. His work is showcased in the exhibition “Haiku Wall”, Historic Liberty Theatre Gallery in Bend, Oregon, USA. His tanka, ‘I mingle’ is published in the “Kudo Resource Guide”, University of California, Berkeley. His poem, “How Beautiful” is included in the Undergraduate English Curriculum at the university level.

Recently he has experimented with an innovative genre of poetry “Hainka’, a poetic fusion of haiku and tanka, with the image linking of the ‘fragment of the haiku as the ‘pivot line’ of the following tanka.


Tom Painting

Born 1951 in Rochester, New York, USA
Living in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Aparna Pathak

Born: 1970, India
Resides: Gurugram, India
Aparna Pathak is freelance writer from India. Her work appears in Poetry Life and Times , Reflections , Negative Suck , Poetry 24, Rolling Thunder Press , Blue Cygnus, Earthen Lamp Journal , Lost Tower Publication, Inner Child Press (US), Silver Birch Press , Shot Glass Journal , The Heron’s Nest, Akisame (Newsletter of European Haiku Society, Hedgerow, Prune Juice, Creatrix poets, Presence, Chrysanthemum, Whispers, The Mamba, World Haiku Review, Wild Plum, Failed Haiku, The Asahi Shimbun, The Mainichi, Stardust, Akitsu Quarterly, Frameless Sky, Bones, Cattails, brass bell: a haiku journal

Books Published: Silent Flute (2012).


Dejan Pavlinović

Born 1968 in Pula, Croatia
Living in Pula, Croatia



Diana Petkova

Born 1961 in Dolna banya, Bulgaria
Living in Dolna banya, Bulgaria
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Stella Pierides

Born in Athens, Greece
Living in Neusaess, Germany and London, UK
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Sandi Pray

Born 1949 in Maryland, USA
Living in North Carolina & Florida, USA

Christopher Provost

Born 1970 in Springfield, MA, USA
Living in Nashua, NH, USA
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Vandana ParasharVandana Parashar

Vandana Parashar is a post-graduate in Microbiology and teacher by profession. A person of less  words,her affinity for all things "micro" perhaps attracted her to haiku. Her work has been published in many journals like Cattails, A Hundred Gourds ,Creatrix, Naad Anunaad, Ginyu Haiku Anthology, Prune Juice. Her haiku has been featured in Wordweavers contest 2016 and got second place in Wordweavers contest 2017. Her haiku got honorable mention  in Italian Haiku Association Matsuo Basho  Contest 2015. She lives in Chandigarh,India with her husband and two daughters.