Alan S. Bridges (Alan Scott Bridges, born October 27, 1956, Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A.), patient services representative, Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass.; president, Cosega Energy Corporation; and haiku poet. He is a member of the Broadmoor Haiku Collective and has served as a judge of the Haiku Society of America Gerald Brady Senryu Contest (2014), the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Haiku International (2019), and the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Competition (2020). Bridges was voted Poet of the Year by the readers of The Heron’s Nest in both 2016 and 2017. His work has been featured in A New Resonance 7 and Mann Library’s Daily Haiku. He has won six haiku competitions, and his published collections include In a Flash (2019), Stirring Ashes (2020), and In the Curves ( 2020). Bridges has lived in Massachusetts for most of his life, currently residing in Weston.
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