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Micheline Beaudry

Micheline Beaudry
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Micheline Beaudry (born June 29, 1942, Montréal, Québec, Canada), retired social worker and haiku organizer and poet. She has contributed to haiku anthologies including the 55th Ueno Bashō Festival Anthology in 2001. She has published three haikai collections, Blanche mémoire (a renku with Jean Dorval, 2002), Les couleurs du vent (2004), and La nuit d’eau / The Water’s Night (2014) as well as anthologies of French Canadian haiku, a tanka collection, a compendium of the work of Japanese women poets, a book about André Duhaime’s poetic work titled L’homme qui plantait des haïkus, and an erotic haiku anthology in French together with Janick Belleau. Beaudry was a founding member of the Association français de haïku in 2003 and has been instrumental in the distribution of its journal, Gong.  She founded the Groupe haïku Montréal in 2005 and the Groupe de Verchères haiku workshop in 2011. Beaudry lives in Boucherville, Québec.

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Updated on August 16, 2023