Pravat Kumar Padhy

Born 1957 in Odisha, India
Pravat Kumar Padhy hails from Odisha, India. He holds a Master in Science and a Ph.D from IIT-Dhanbad. His short form of Japanese poems have appeared in The World Haiku Review, Lynx,The Notes from the Gean, Atlas Poetica, Simply Haiku, Red lights, Ribbons, Haigaonline, World Haiku Association, TanshiArt, The Heron’s Nest, Atlas Poetica, Skylark, Shamrock, A Hundred Gourds, Bottle Rockets, Frogpond, hedgerow, Acorn, Kokako, Presence, Issa’s Untidy Hut, The Bamboo Hut, Modern Haiku, tinywords, Poetry Corner: Colorado Boulevard etc. 
Recently his tanka have been anthologized in Fire Pearls 2 and Bright Stars, edited by M Kei. 
His haiku won the Editor’s Choice Award at the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Canada UNESCO International Year of Water Co-operation and The Kloštar Ivanić International Haiku Contest, Creatrix Haiku Commendation Award.


Philmore PlacePhilmore Place

Born 1965 at Minsk, Belarus.
I create under the pseudonym Philmore Place. The author of the haiku books “Voices of Things”, “A Lonely Creek of a Crane”, “Reflection”, "Attempt to translate". The author of the poetic collection "In a loud voice".
Winner of the third, fourth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth International haiku competitions in Russian, winner of the third Russian-Japanese haiku competition of Akita University.

Robert Henry Poulin

Robert Henry Poulin started writing senryu in the early 1990's and has since been published domestically, and internationally-- having been awarded co-award for senryu BEST OF ISSUE with Modern Haiku.(Best Senryu, Fall, 2001, MH 33.1, 2002) {see below} He is CEO of Group Poulain Publishing, a division of Group Poulain, LLC, Braintree, MA.