About an'ya

In 2011, an'ya was voted one of the top 10 living haiku poets in the world; she also writes tanka and dabbles in sumi-e. She?s the Founder of United Haiku and Tanka Society, First Editor of cattails online collected works of the UHTS, Founding Editor of the Tanka Society of America Ribbons Journal, Past Editor of TSA Newsletter, Founder/Editor of moonset literary newspaper and journal, Founder of Oregon Haiku/Tanka Society, Founder/Editor of Tanka Origins, and Editor of haigaonline. an'ya has over 150 contest wins, 9 editorships, 13 website creations, 23 books, and judged 50+ contests. She's Founder of Hortensia Anderson Haiku Awards, Samurai Haibun Contest and Fleeting Words Tanka Competition. an'ya's a 6 time winner of British Haiku/Tanka Society Competitions. She has been published in 200+ places, in-print and online. Her work's been translated into 95 different language dialects. an'ya's extended bio at her website: http://www.tankaanya.com/oeuvre

Website: http://www.tankaanya.com/oeuvre

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