Echidna Tracks Administrators

Lynette Arden

Lynette Arden has written haiku since completing a World Haiku Club online course in 2003. She is Web Manager of The Australian Haiku Society and a past Vice President. Her latest book of poetry, Wild Seed can be previewed here and is available through the publisher and online bookstores. Lynette’s  website. Her first book of poetry was A Pause in the Conversation in Friendly St New Poets 15.

Simon Hanson

Simon Hanson

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 has served as Secretary to the Australian Haiku Society and writes regular commentaries for the Featured Haiku post on the AHS website.

Lyn Reeves

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.

Guest Editors

Gavin Austin

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 (

Marilyn Humbert

Marilyn Humbert lives in Sydney, surrounded by bush.  Her haiku, tanka and free verse poems have been published in International and Australian journals, anthologies and online.  Her love of travel in the outback is often reflected in her writing.

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