Birth: 1952, Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
Current residence: Valencia, PA
Gail Oare is a retired science publishing executive. She writes fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and consults.
David A. Oates
Born 1956 in New York, New York, USA
Residing in Athens, Georgia, USA
David Oates is the host and producer of Wordland on WUGA FM. His books are Night of the Potato (fiction and poetry), Shifting with My Sandwich Hand, Drunken Robins, and The Deer's Bandanna (the last three, haiku). He teaches haikai forms, especially haiku and senryu.
Born 1939 in Bremerton, Washington, USA
Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Marian Olson, widely published poet, lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is the author of seven books of poetry, including four haiku books: Songs of the Chicken Yard, Desert Hours, Sketches of Mexico, and Moondance.