Linda Papanicolaou (born Linda Morey, 1944, Cumberland, Maryland, U.S.A.), American art historian with a PhD from New York University; worked for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and taught art in New York and California schools. She discovered haiku in the 1990s and was soon immersed in the online haiku community, especially as assistant director of the World Haiku Club’s Haikumultimedia forum. Her haikai, especially haiga and other graphics, are widely published in print and online journals. She edited Haigaonline for 15 years, and worked on editing and production of other publications. Papanicolaou is a member of the Haiku Society of America, Haiku Poets of Northern California, and a dōjin in the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, where she was elected president in 2022. She has participated in HPNC’s Two Autumns readings and the YTHS Tea House readings as well as led linked-verse composition sessions. She resides in Palo Alto, California.
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