Born 1995 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Resides in Hayward, California, USA
Born and raised in Detroit, Chase now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area where his poetry and photography are free to thrive. He regularly takes the train into the city to snap pictures of strangers on the street, and frequently attends open mics in Berkeley.
Born 1978, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom.
Manningtree, Essex, United Kingdom.
Dr Tim Gardiner is an ecologist, poet and children's author from Manningtree in Essex, UK. His haiku have been published in over 100 print and online magazines and he has been widely anthologised. His first collection of haiku and senryu, On the Edge, was published by Brambleby Books in 2017.
Personal webpage http://www.essexfieldclub.org.uk/portal/p/Insect+poetry.
Born 1936 in London, England
Residing in Somserset England
Retired widow, lover of words, I discovered haiku about five years ago and am now totally hooked. Taking the Buson Challenge to write ten haiku a day for 100 days. Now on day 33.
Born 1951 in Newark, NJ, USA
Resides in East Brunswick, NJ, USA
Pat and her husband live in East Brunswick, NJ, USA. Where, about twelve years ago, she started writing and photographing daily. Her home is surrounded by the parks and lakes where she finds her inspiration in Nature. Published in several journals, she is an amateur photographer and poet.
Mark Gilbert got serious about senryu after discovering Mike Rehling's journal 'Failed Haiku'. Since then he has managed to have senryu published in a variety of journals (and a podcast) covering haiku and its related forms, as well as breaking into the Euro Top 100 list of European haiku authors.
Born 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Currently resides in Ajijic, Mexico
Mel taught literature and writing in California, Illinois, Arizona and as a Fulbright Exchange Teacher at Stanground College in Cambridgeshire, England. After selling most of their possessions, he traveled with his artist wife in a small motor home for seven years throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.
(portrait painted by his wife, Bev Kephart)
Born: 1959, Stoughton, Wisconsin
Resides: Evanston, Illinois
Richard Grahn is an American poet/artist born in Wisconsin in 1959, currently living in Evanston, Ilinois. He has traveled extensively and has been writing and creating art for over 30 years. He started writing short-form and prose poetry in earnest in 2016 as an outlet for coping with illness.
Irina was born in Moscow region, Russia in 1991, write poems, prose, plays, lyrics of songs and translate poetry. From age of fourteen have been working as a journalist. In 2015 graduated from Literature institute named M. Gorky. Some of her haiku recently appeared in Under the Basho.