About Margaret Dornaus
Margaret Dornaus holds an M.F.A. in literary translation from the University of Arkansas, where she received the Lily Peters Poetry Translation Award as well as being twice nominated for an Associated Writing Program essay-writing award. Winner of the Tanka Society of America’s 2011 International Tanka Contest, her tanka, haiku and haibun have appeared in numerous publications, including: A Hundred Gourds; Atlas Poetica; Modern Haiku; Moonbathing; red lights; Ribbons; and others. In addition to her poetry credits, Dornaus’ travel writing and essays have been published widely by numerous national publications. Her work in Japanese short form poetry is featured on her blog www.haikudoodle.wordpress.com.