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Hannah Mahoney

Hannah Mahoney, 2018
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Hannah Mahoney (born February 17, 1960, Marblehead, Massachusetts, U.S.A.), copy manager in children’s publishing and poet. She was a cofounder of the Broadmoor Haiku Collective and is a former member of the Summer Street Haiku Group and Alewife Brook Haiku Group, all in the Boston area. She has served as a judge for the Nicholas Virgilio Haiku Contest for high school students. She won top haiku and senryu awards in the Kaji Aso International Award contests in 2016 and 2017. Her haiku were selected for the Red Moon Anthologies in 2017 and 2018, and she was a featured poet in A New Resonance 12 (2021). Mahoney’s work has also been anthologized in Scott Mason’s Gratitude in the Time of COVID-19: The Haiku Hecameron and Brent Goodman’s The Prune Juice Book of Senryu, both in 2020, and she was the featured poet on the Cornell University Mann Library’s Daily Haiku web page during September 2018. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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Updated on September 1, 2021