Clysta Seney (born Clysta Ellen Seney, 1946, Yreka, California), retired from the high tech sector. Attended the 5th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference in Asilomar, California, in 2012. Member of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, volunteered in its library, and edited the essay collection Old Pond: The Art of Haiku. Has worked as a volunteer at the American Haiku Archives. Won awards in the 2020 and 2021 Kiyoshi and Kiyoko Tokutomi Haiku Contest. Resides in Santa Clara, California.