Alan Summers

Alan Summers biography
Alan Summers
Photograph by Karen Hoy,
2020

Alan Summers (born Alan John Summers, September 16, 1956, London, England). Cofounder, and full-time Lead Tutor for haikai-based Call of the Page. A double Japan Times award-winning writer, Summers was filmed by NHK Television (Japan) for “Europe meets Japan – Alan’s Haiku Journey.” He is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet for haiku and haibun, and Best Small Fictions nominated for haibun. He is President of the United Haiku & Tanka Society, former General Secretary of the British Haiku Society, and Editor Emeritus for the multi-award-winning Red Moon Anthologies for best haikai literature 2000–2005. Resides in Chippenham, England.


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Updated on June 30, 2020