Irena Iris Szewczyk
Irena Iris Szewczyk (born July 16, 1966, Warsaw, Poland), philologist, photographer, and haiku and haiga poet. Active on online kukai and published in online and print publications and anthologies since 2011. Won recognition in international haiku contests, notably those of the HIA and Mainichi Daily News. Master Haiga Artist of the WHA. Published a bilingual book of poems, photographs, and haiga in 2022; blogs at Iris Haiku. Founding member and former board member of the Polish Haiku Association. Lives in Warsaw, Poland.