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Terri L. French

Terri L. French, 2018
Photograph by Steve Babin

Terri L. French (born Terri Lynn Hale, September 16, 1959, Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.A.), retired massage therapist and author of local history as well as editor and poet. French received a Touchstone Award for her haiku (2011) and won the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s Haiku Invitational Contest (2017). She was editor of Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu & Kyoka and has served as Southeast Region coordinator of the Haiku Society of America and secretary of The Haiku Foundation, of which she is currently a board member. She serves on the editorial team of Contemporary Haibun Online. She lives and travels in her mobile home full-time.

Note: This is an abstract of a longer biographical article to come.

Updated on August 16, 2023