C. R. Manley (born Curtis Robert Manley, October 1961, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.). American writer, technical writer and editor, and poet. His haiku, poetry, and flash fiction have appeared in Frogpond, Wisteria, Kingfisher, Windfall, Isotope, South Dakota Review, Iris, Quick Fiction, and Paragraph. Author of children’s picture books (fiction and nonfiction). In “The Crane Girl,” his award-winning retelling of a Japanese folktale, haiku reveal the inner thoughts and emotions of each character. He resides in Bellevue, Washington.
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