BIO of Jan Benson
Jan Benson is a member of The British Haiku Society and Poetry Society of Texas.
In 2014, her haiku “adobe walls” was selected by Dos Gatos Press for a Pushcart Nomination.
adobe walls at dusk
crickets knit the names
of the lost
-First Prize (2016):
The Italian Matsuo Basho Award 2016 (Int’l Foreign Language)
of a sandpiper
-Third Place (2016)
OHANAMI Bulgarian 2nd International Contest
of sparrow’s wing
swirls of petals
-Honorable Mention USA (2016)
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Contest
the pink petal drift
of his birth
Jan’s haiku and senryu have recently appeared in many internationally recognized Haiku journals and magazines.
Jan has work forthcoming in Wild Plum Journal, Wild Voices Anthology, Butterfly Dreams (an ebook), and Blithe Spirit Journal.
Ms. Benson also has haiku in the inaugural Haiku and Haiga Southwestern Anthology by Dos Gatos Press, 2013 (Lifting the Sky).
She can be reached by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org