Diana Webb

Diana Webb, 2020
self-portrait

Diana Webb (born Diana Margaret Hill, December 30, 1946, Palmers Green, North London, U.K.), retired development worker in mental health. Webb has been writing haiku for about 30 years and haibun for about 20. She won the Museum of Haiku Literature Award in Blithe Spirit for haiku (twice) and both the Genjuan International Haibun Contest and the British Haiku Society Award for haibun. She has been editor of Time Haiku journal since 2010. She edited the BHS members’ anthologies City (2020) and Change (2023), and has guest edited Drifting Sands, an online haibun and tanka prose journal. She has published four haibun collections and is working on a fifth. She also produced two small books she calls “haibun novellarettes.” Webb served as BHS events officer (2008–2009) and runs the Leaves to a Tree Haiku Group in Leatherhead, Surrey, where she lives.


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Updated on May 14, 2024