Barbara Snow (born Barbara Ann VanWinkle, October 3, 1931, rural Slater, Missouri, U.S.A.), homemaker and a children’s librarian at the Eugene, Oregon, Public Library, now retired to concentrate on haiku. She is a member of the Haiku Society of America, a charter member of the United Haiku and Tanka Society (for which she has served as Book Reviewer), the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, and participant in several of the Seabeck Haiku Retreats (and coeditor with Ce Rosenow of Inhaling, the 2016 Seabeck Anthology). She was the organizer for the Willamette Haiku Poets group in the Eugene/Springfield area for six years. Beginning in 2009 Snow has published her haiku principally in American print and online journals including Acorn, Bottle Rockets, Cattails, Failed Haiku, Frogpond, Geppo, The Heron’s Nest, Kingfisher, and Modern Haiku, and was an enthusiastic participant in the Shiki Internet Kukai. She also won recognition in several haiku competitions based in the Pacific Northwest. Snow resides in Eugene, Oregon.
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