Sandra Simpson (born 1958, Ohakea, New Zealand). Simpson is a journalist, arts festival worker, and award-winning poet. She serves as secretary of the Katikati Haiku Pathway Committee, as editor of Haiku NewZ website, South Pacific editor for the annual Red Moon anthologies, and was coeditor of the 2019 fourth NZ haiku anthology, number eight wire. Simpson is the recipient of a Touchstone Award for her haiku and is featured in a number of international anthologies. Author of the Haikupedia article “Haiku in New Zealand.” Resides in Tauranga, New Zealand.
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