Ella Wagemakers

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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.
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Roger Watson Reading Several Of His Haiku


Angie Werren

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Neal Whitman

Born 1948 in Boston Massachusetts, USA
Living in Pacific Grove, California, USA
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Dick Whyte

Born 1978 in Auckland, New Zealand
Living in Wellington, New Zealand
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Urszula Wielanowska

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



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).


Laura "Lolly" Williams

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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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Billie WilsonBillie Wilson

(born August 1, 1941, Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A.) is a long-time member of the Haiku Society of America, and served several terms as Regional Coordinator for the Alaska Region. Since 2003, she has coordinated the annual haiku competition honoring her first mentor, Robert Spiess. She helped create and care for The Haiku Foundation's Haiku Registry (2009-2018). She served as Associate Editor for The Heron’s Nest (2011 - 2017). Some of her awards include the Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award, the Gerald Brady Memorial Award, and The Heron's Nest Readers' Choice Poem of the Year. She has resided in Juneau, Alaska, since 1962.


Robert D. Wilson

Born 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Living in Philippines
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Sheila Windsor

Born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, U.K.
Living in Bexhill, East Sussex, U.K.
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Sara Winteridge

Living in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, U.K.

John W. Wisdom

Born in Tampa, Florida, USA
Living in South Sarasota, Florida, USA
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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).

Keith WoodruffKeith Woodruff

Born in San Jose, California, in 1963. Currently living in Ohio and missing the ocean. I have an MA in poetry from Purdue U, and am honored to have had my work appear in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Mayfly, Acorn, A Hundred Gourds, and the Big Sky: the Red Moon anthology.