Erica Facey (born Kitagawa Kikuko, November 6, 1945, Nishinomiya, near Ōsaka, Japan; died July 21, 2022, London, U.K.). BA in English from the University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, Published in Hototogisu and various saijiki. Studied structural linguistics of Japanese at SOAS, London University; PhD in 1981. Dedicated promoter of haiku in the U.K.; original member of the BHS (1990); founded Time Haiku (1994); and edited Time Haiku Anthology (2004). Published four books of her own haiku in Japanese and English. Last resided in London.