About Lorraine A Padden

Lorraine A Padden is a Touchstone Award-nominated poet whose work regularly appears in notable journals such as Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest, tinywords and Frogpond, among others. She won Tricycle Magazine's 2021 Best of the Haiku Challenge, and one of her rengay collaborations received an Honorable Mention in the 2021 Haiku Association of America Rengay Competition. She recently received an Honorable Mention in the 2022 International Modern Kigo Competition. Lorraine is also a former professional ballet dancer, and has received awards from the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship program, the Foundation of Rotary International, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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