Canada

Winona Baker

Winona Baker won 100,000 yen (first) in the English section of the Hoshi-to-mori Tanka Contest 2001, was the International Prizewinner in the 1989 Basho haiku contest. Japan Airlines awarded her Shikishi and Book prizes at Expo86. In 1994 the Romanian Haiku Society gave her a Commemorative Medal and in 1997 an Award of Excellence for her paper presented at a Symposium on Basho in Bucharest. The Croatian Haiku Association presented her with an award in 97. Her poems have been Poetry in Transit posters. She has won contests and awards for haiku, humor, free verse, and sonnet forms of poetry and written five books, her latest Even a Stone Breathes Haiku and Senryu from Oolichan Press. She appeared in over 50 anthologies in N. America, New Zealand, Japan and Europe. Her work has been translated into Japanese, Croatian, French and Romanian. She lives on Vancouver Island and has four grown children. Last job- working and did readings at Thora and Jerry Howell's bookstore.

Back - Index - Forward

 
Australia
Canada
Costa Rica
England
Germany
Guatemala
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Macedonia
Montenegro
Morocco
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Singapore
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Tibet
Turkey
Ukraine
UAE
USA
Wales