Mike Rehling (born Michael Joseph Rehling, April 21, 1946, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.). Retired from banking and finance; now occupied as a poet and editor. With particular skills in web design and maintenance, Rehling was founder and editor (typically focusing on senryu and haiku) of a number of online sites and journals, including HaikuHut’s Short Stuff, the United Haiku and Tanka Society’s Kernels and Cattails, and Under the Bashō and The Living Senryu Anthology. More recently he founded and edited the senryu journal Failed Haiku. He has served as contest judge or sponsor of, among others, the Harold G. Henderson haiku contest and the Nicholas A. Virgilio student haiku contest of the Haiku Society of America, and the H. Gene Murtha senryu and Jane Reichhold haiga contests sponsored by Failed Haiku and Prune Juice Journal. Rehling resides in Presque Isle, Michigan.
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