Mary Stevens

Mary Stevens at Haiku Circle, Northfield, Mass., 2019
Photo by Yu Chang

Mary Stevens (born Mary Elizabeth Stevens, January 27, 1965, Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A.), Lecturer and Coordinator of Basic Spanish Language Courses at the State University of New York, College at New Paltz, and haiku poet. She is member and host of Zoom meetings for the Broadmoor Haiku Collective and the Haiku Poets of the Garden State, and she joined the Route 9 Haiku Group in spring 2021. She won first place in the Harold G. Henderson Memorial Awards and second place in the Peggy Willis Lyles Awards for 2020. She was featured poet on Cornell University’s Mann Library Daily Haiku Page in December 2020 and in New Resonance 12. A member of HSA since 2003, she co-judged the 2013 Nicholas Virgilio Haiku Contest with John Stevenson and presented “The Cicada’s Voice: How Wabi Sabi Can Teach Us How to Live” at the 2015 Haiku North America conference in Schenectady, N.Y. She is a staff member of Haikupedia and coeditor with Alan S. Bridges of linked forms for Frogpond. She has resided in Hurley, N.Y., since 2000. 

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Updated on August 22, 2021