Kerstin Park

Kerstin Park, 2019
Photo by Benny Tornefalk

Kerstin Park (born June 4, 1946, Sandviken, Sweden), speech therapist, writer, and haiku poet. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics, phonetics, and psychology. Her haiku (in English and Swedish) have been published in journals such as Acorn, Blåeld, Chrysanthemum, Failed Haiku, Frogpond, hedgerow, Prune Juice, and included in anthologies: Genom lövverket (2017; Through the Foliage), En fjäril lyfter från sin skugga (2019; A Butterfly Lifts from Its Shadow), and All the Way Home: Aging in Haiku (2019). Park was ginkō leader at the 2019 Fringe International Arts Festival, Tranås, Sweden. Her haiku collection Längs vägen, världen— 72 haiku (Along the Road, the World: 72 Haiku) was published in 2020. She resides in Äsperöd, Sweden.

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Updated on August 16, 2023