Judson Evans

Judson Evans, 2018
Photo by William Faquin

Judson Evans (born Judson Kimble Evans, April 30, 1955, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.), full-time professor of liberal arts and instructor of haiku, haibun, and related forms at the Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts; previously chair of Liberal Arts at the Boston Conservatory of Music; and haiku, haibun, and haiga poet. He is the author of contemporary lyric poetry with two books forthcoming in fall 2021: Chalk Song and GearMont Ventoux Journals. He is a member of the Boston Haiku Society and the Broadmoor Poetry Collective. With colleagues Raffael de Gruttola and Karen Klein, Evans organized Haiku North America at Boston Conservatory in 2001. He is the author of a chapbook of haibun, Mortal Coil in 2005, and was one of three judges for the Haiku Society of America’s Bernard Lionel Einbond Renku Contest, 2006. His haiku and haibun are included in Cor van den Heuvel’s Haiku Anthology, Bruce Ross’s Journeys to the Interior: American Versions of Haibun, two Red Moon anthologies, and Journeys 2017: An Anthology of International Haibun, edited by Angelee Deodhar. He is the current haibun editor of Frogpond. Evans lives in Holbrook, Massachusetts. 

Note: This is an abstract of a longer biographical article to come.

Updated on September 1, 2021