About Aalix Roake
Aalix Roake is American-born, but makes her home in New Zealand. She writes haiku, senryu, tanka as well as mainstream and genre poetry such as science fiction. Her work has appeared in Modern Haiku, Chrysanthemum, Kokako, Diogen, A Hundred Gourds, Astropoetica, Star*Line, Shot Glass Journal, the Fib Review and Blackmail Press. Anthologies include 100 Tanka by 100 Poets, New Zealand Poetry Society 2012 and 2013 and the World Haiku Association: A Vast Sky(upcoming). She won First Place in Shiki Kukai November 2013, Honorable Mention and Commendation in the Klostar Ivanic Haiku Competition in 2013 and 2014 respectively, World Haiku Review Shintai and Vanguard Haiku of Merit for Spring 2014 as well as honors in other international contests.