Robyn Hood Black
Robyn Hood Black (born Robyn Michelle Hood, January 30, 1963, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.), American artist, children’s author, and haiku poet. She pursues an online business featuring her own handcrafted gifts for readers and writers. An active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, her poetry and fiction have been published widely in anthologies and magazines including Highlights and Ladybug, and in anthologies by DK, National Geographic, Heinemann, Wordsong, and others. Her haiku have appeared in Acorn, Bottle Rockets, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, and other leading journals as well as anthologies, including the 2016 and 2020 Red Moon anthologies. Black has led haiku workshops for all age groups, and she served as Haiku Society of America Southeast Regional Coordinator in 2016–2017. She resides in Beaufort, South Carolina.