Judy Kendall (born in the 1960s, England) poet, short story writer, and playwright. Reader in English and creative writing at Salford University, specializing in visual text and poetry, and runs the university’s MA program in creative writing. Published four poetry collections. Lectured in English at Kanazawa University and cotranslated a collection of Miyaji Eiko’s haiku, Serves as essays, reviews, and bilingual haiku editor for Presence. Resides in West Yorkshire.