born 1949, USA
currently residing in DeLand, Florida
Tom Bierovic (M.Ed., M.Div.) writes poetry, plays Native American flutes and Irish whistles, and drums on bongos and djembe in DeLand, Florida.
You can 'Friend' Tom on Facebook. Blink of a Duck's Eye, a collection of Tom's haiku, senryu, and tanka, is available at Amazon.com.
Nikola Đuretić was born in Osijek Croatia in 1949. He worked in publishing and for more than twenty years in London as a Senior Producer with the BBC. Thus far he published more than thirty books of prose, poetry, essays and feuilleton, of which twelve are collections of haiku. For his literary work he received numerous awards of which several for haiku Honourable mention at 16th and 24th HIA Haiku Contest, Runner up at International Haiku Contest “Vladimir Devide”, Honourable Mention at 2nd Morioka International Haiku Contest, Merit Award ITO EN Oi Ocha twice, International Sakura Award, etc.. For his contribution to Croatian culture he was awarded the highest state order for culture in 1998. A member of the Croatian Writers’ Association, he lives in Zagreb Croatia.
Born 1949 in Chicago Illinois, USA
Living in Lincoln, Illinois, USA
Lee Gurga is a past president of the Haiku Society of America and former editor of the journal Modern Haiku. He is currently editor of Modern Haiku Press. He works as a general dentist in the farming community of Lincoln, Illinois.
His awards include three first prizes in international haiku contests, an Illinois Arts Council Poetry Fellowship, the Japan-America Society of Chicago's Cultural Achievement Award, and, in his professional work as a dentist, an American Red Cross Healthcare Heroes Award.
Born in USA 1949
Living in Wisconsin USA
Jim Krotzman taught secondary reading and English for 36 years in Wisconsin and Colorado. He started writing haiku and senryu in the 1990s when he wrote along with his students as part of writer’s workshop. He uses irony, contrast, humor, puns and other wordplay in his haiku.
Born 1949 in Maryland, USA
Living in North Carolina & Florida, USA
Guy Vanden Broeck
born 1949 in Belgium
I’m a member (and since more than 20 years the secretary) of the West Flemish haiku circle De Fluweelboom (the sumac). I’m writing haiku in Dutch, French, English and Italian.
Robert D. Wilson