Christine Horner (born Christine Beaven Tedesco, December 28, 1937, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.), retired pediatric post-anesthesia nurse and poet writing haiku and long-form poetry. She studied haiku with Jerry Ball and is a longtime member of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, serving as coordinator of the YTHS Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest. She is also a member of the Haiku Society of America, the Haiku Poets of Northern California, and several poetry and literary groups and has been a senior editor for the journal Nourish Poetry since 2017. Her work won First Prize in the Haiku section of the California State Poetry Society contest in 2011, and another haiku of hers was shortlisted for The Haiku Foundation’s Touchstone Awards for Individual Poems in 2020. Her collection of poetry, Stranger in the House, was published in 2014. Horner lives in Lafayette, California.
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