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Theresa A. Cancro

Theresa A. Cancro, 2018
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Theresa A. Cancro (born Theresa Alice Cancro, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.), retired editorial assistant, writer, free-verse poet, and haiku poet, with a strong background in classical ballet, ethnic dance, and music as well as prose and nonfiction. Her haiku, senryu, haibun, and tanka have been published in top online and print journals including Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, Mayfly, Presence, Shamrock, Chrysanthemum, Haibun Today, Ribbons, and red lights, and in compilations including the annual Red Moon Press anthologies (2018, 2019). She was the featured poet in the May 2016 issue of cattails. Some of her poems have been translated into German and Bulgarian. From mid-2019 through 2021, she was editor of The Haiku Foundation’s weekly re:Virals haiku commentary feature. She currently serves as a Board member of THF. Cancro is the Managing Editor for Haikupedia. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.


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Updated on December 18, 2021