Bill Kenney (born William Kenney, January 29, 1933, Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; died September 26, 2022, Whitestone, New York). Retired professor of English and poet. Frequent award winner in the online Shiki Internet Kukai (2005–2016), the Caribbean Kigo Kukai (2009–2015), and in the H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest (2016 and 2018). Three prizewinning collections of haiku and senryu. Resided in Whitestone, Queens, New York.