Born 1946, Spokane, Washington, USA
Current Residence: Victoria, BC, Canada
Nika is the pen name of retired educator Jim Force. He currently writes with The Heron’s Quill in Victoria where he is a member of Haiku Arbutus. His haiku have been widely published in magazines and anthologies. He has published two chapbooks: frogs singing (1993) and snail my friend (2015).

Celestine NudanuCelestine Nudanu

Year and Place of Birth - 1966, Ghana
Current place of residence - Ghana

Celestine Nudanu graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon with a BA in English and Theatre Arts, and MA degree in International Affairs. She has a budding interest in haiku. Although she says she is a work-in-progress, her debut haiku and senryu collection, Haiku Rhapsodies ranks as the first of its kind to be published in her home, Ghana.