Frank Higgins (born March 6, 1953, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.), American playwright, poet, and haiku poet. Taught playwriting for many years at the University of Missouri–Kansas City and worked as performing poet-in-the-schools residencies throughout Missouri and Kansas. He is the author of two books of poetry, and two books of haiku. Productions of his plays took him to all parts of the United States, which often resulted in haiku written about the places where he lived. His permanent residence is Kansas City, Missouri.