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Krzysztof Kokot

Krzysztof Kokot, 2011

Krzysztof Kokot (born September 16, 1949, Katowice, Poland), retired pharmacist, poet, and haiku organizer. He coorganized the 2nd (2015) International Haiku Conference, Kraków, Poland, and has run the European Kukai since 2013 (together with Robert Kania). Recipient of the Grand Prize, 3rd Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award, 2013, and First Place, Setouchi Matsuyama Haiku Photo Contest (Japan, 2013), among many other awards. He has published two volumes of haiku poems: Haiku Time (2012) and Around the Haiku (2017). Honorary Member of the Polish Haiku Association. He is the initiator of the International Picture Postcard project. Since 2011 Kokot has curated “The European Top 100 most creative haiku authors” list and he is the author of the Haikupedia article on that topic. He resides in Nowy Targ, Poland.

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Updated on August 16, 2023