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Kim Richardson

Kim Richardson, 2021
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Kim Richardson (born Kim Paul Richardson, September 29, 1951, Merstham, Surrey, U.K.). British publisher, editor, poet, and haikai poet. He has worked in publishing since 1977, is a founder partner of children’s book packager Bender Richardson White, and owns and runs Alba Publishing, publisher of haiku and related forms as well as longer poetry. He is an associate editor of The Haibun Journal. His work has appeared in British and international haiku, senryu, and haibun journals and has been anthologized and translated. A haiku of his in Blithe Spirit received the Museum of Haiku Literature Award (2000). In 2005 Richardson published Double Rainbow, a joint collection with Maeve O’Sullivan, and his solo collection, Night Ferry, was shortlisted for The Haiku Foundation’s Touchstone Distinguished Book Award in 2018. He resides in Denham, Uxbridge, U.K.

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Updated on September 1, 2021