This site features haiku authored by several contributors. To keep this site fresh and alive, the contributing team at DailyHaiku changes every six months (more info here). Our current team is listed below in order of publication.
Carol Pearce-Worthington, 2nd place winner in the 2007 Betty Drovniak haiku competition, has written, designed, and published 5 books online at lulu.com, and has published haiku and haibun in leading journals.
Peter Joseph Gloviczki lives in Minnesota. His poems appear, or are forthcoming, in The Christian Science Monitor, 32 Poems, Margie, Modern Haiku, Acorn, Frogpond: The Journal of The Haiku Society of America and elsewhere. Peter's chapbook, Drinking River Water, was published in 2008 by Poetry Midwest.
Kelly Shepherd is fascinated by anthropology and the natural world. He is currently teaching English in Seoul, South Korea. Kelly participated in the 2007 Edmonton Poetry Festival's Poets Across Borders, and in 2003 Iceland's Publishing Beyond Borders released his poetry chapbook Circumambulations. He was also a contributor to DailyHaiku's first season. On his website, Kelly attempts to document some of his reading, writing, and travel experiences.
Ann K. Schwader is a Wyoming native writing in suburban Colorado . Her haiku have appeared in big sky, Modern Haiku, Heron's Nest, frogpond, bottle rockets, Roadrunner, Scifaikuest, and Simply Haiku. She is a published writer of horror and SF, and a speculative poet. Her poetry collections include In the Yaddith Time, Architectures of Night, The Worms Remember, and Werewoman. Visit her at http://www.geocities.com/hpl4ever/
Wendy Visser is the co-author of haiku by two launched in March, 2008. Her haiku have been published nationally and internationally, and she has been a former contributor to DailyHaiku. Her full poetry collection, Riding A Wooden Horse received the WRAC best book award in 2007 and in May, 2008, she was a recipient of The Bernice Adams Cultural Awards for her promotion of the Arts in the Communications and Literary field.
Linda Pilarski is Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Nanotechnology at the University of Alberta. She has published extensively in the scientific literature and has recently applied her skills to haiku and haiga. She has lived and worked in the USA, Australia and Canada. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in DailyHaiku, the World Haiku Association Haiga Contest, Modern Haiga, Haigaonline, Simply Haiku, Acorn and Wisteria.
Nicole Pakan is an active member of the Edmonton literary community. She is the co-editor of DailyHaiku, associate art editor for DailyHaiga, and has served on the board of directors of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Nicole's first single-author chapbook Driftworks was released in 2012 from Leaf Press. Her work has also recently appeared in: Carousel, CV2, filling Station, The Prairie Journal, and Other Voices. She was the winner of the 2009 Edmonton CBC Poetry Faceoff, placing third nationally. Nicole lives with her literary co-conspirator Patrick M. Pilarski, a dozen fish and far too many plants. She may be contacted online at DailyHaiku; you can find more information on Nicole's recent work at: www.nicolepakan.ca.
Patrick M. Pilarski is the co-editor of DailyHaiku and associate poetry editor for DailyHaiga. His collection of haiku, tanka, haibun, and related forms, Huge Blue, was released in 2009 by Leaf Press, and he is the author of two chapbooks. Patrick's writing has appeared in journals and anthologies across North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Recent credits include The Fiddlehead, Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest, Frogpond, contemporary haibun, and Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka. He has served as Vice President for the League of Canadian Poets, and is a professor at the University of Alberta. Patrick may be contacted at DailyHaiku; more information on Patrick's work can be found online at www.pilarski.ca.
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Finley J. McDoggerson is the newest member of DailyHaiku's editorial team. When not eating socks and running in the ravine, he enjoys games of chase-me, playing with his ball, and chewing modern literature.
Michael Gravel, Past-Editor and Founder, DailyHaiku, is a writer based in Edmonton, Alberta. He's a founder and the frontman of Edmonton’s Raving Poets, and co-founder of The Roar Spoken Word Festival. He is a freelance writer, web designer, and professional presenter. In December 2007, his life was nearly ended by a pulmonary embolism. In response he authored the chapbook, The Fast Places (Red Nettle, 2008). He lives in a wee house with his wife, stepdaughter, and two incorrigible hounds. He lives to write, code, and spend time with his family.
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