Lynette Arden has written haiku since completing a World Haiku Club on-line course in 2003. Her first book of poetry was A Pause in the Conversation in Friendly St New Poets 15 (Wakefield Press).
Her latest book of poetry Travelling Through the Unexpected (Ginninderra Press, 2018) is available through the publisher and online bookstores. She is a member and past convener of the Bindii Japanese Genre Poetry Group and was The Australian Haiku Society Representative for SA, a past Vice President of AHS and remains their Web Manager. Lynette’s website
Simon Hanson is the author of three collections of poetry; Glowing in the Dark, a collection of free form poems published with Adelaide’s Friendly Street Poets in New Poets 16, an eBook of collaborative rengay with Ron C. Moss titled Ancient Bloodlines and a forthcoming eChapbook of haiku, Desert Stones to be published by Snapshot Press. He is currently Secretary to the Australian Haiku Society, writing regular commentaries for the Featured Haiku post on the AHS website.
Lyn Reeves is the Vice President of The Australian Haiku Society. Lyn was involved in the beginnings of HaikuOz and has served as Secretary, Vice-President and committee member. She was haiku editor for Famous Reporter (1994- 2012), occasional editor for paper wasp, and is founder and convener of Watersmeet haiku group. Her first haiku collection, Walking the Tideline, appeared in 2001. A recent haiku collection Small Worlds is a limited edition hard copy art book/exhibition catalogue in collaboration with Hobart artist, Luke Wagner.
Gavin Austin lives in Sydney, and writes short fiction, free verse poetry, and Japanese-form poetry. In 2016, Gavin was awarded a Writing Fellow of the FAW NSW Inc., and was the Featured Poet in the January 2016 issue of cattails. The Drifting Sands Special Feature, Girt by Sea was Gavin’s undertaking; the partnership of his photography and poetry from Australian writers. He currently has two published poetry collections: Shadow Play, Dragonwick, Aus., and changing light, Alba Publishing, UK. You can find Gavin in The Poet’s Hub Gavin Austin – Drifting Sands Haibun – Poet’s Hub (drifting-sands-haibun.org)