Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian (born February 8, 1996, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria), document controller and procurement expert and foreign exchange trader. He has been writing haiku since 2012 and has been published in The Heron’s Nest, Modern Haiku, A Hundred Gourds, Cattails, and other international journals. His work received honorable mention at the Yamadera Bashō Memorial Museum Haiku Contest in 2016 and the H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest in 2017. Kalusian is the cofounder of the Africa Haiku Network and coeditor of The Mamba, Africa’s first haiku journal. He lives in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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