Rafał Zabratyński (born September 29, 1974, Rzeszów, Poland; haigō RaV, English teacher and form tutor, haiku poet, and editor. Writing haiku and other short Japanese-style poetry since 2000; published in major international print and online journals. Won top prizes in the Kusamakura, HIA, and Mainichi haiku competitions as well as the the Ewa Tomaszewska Poetry Award for the best Polish haiku in 2020. Administrator of the first Polish online educational haiku forum; cofounder and organizer of the first five editions of the Polish International Haiku Competition. Resides in Rzeszów, Poland.