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.
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