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Free Haiku Workshop by the British Haiku Society
Type: Free Haiku Workshop by the British Haiku Society (BHS)
Date: 18th July 2021, Sunday
Time: 14:00 – 16:30 ( 2.5 hours)
Instructors: Iliyana Stoyanova and David Bingham from the BHS
Max Number: 20 participants
Online tool: ZOOM (*link will be sent to you before the workshop)
Precautions: Over 15 years old.
Book before: 5pm on 9th July 2021 and submit your Haiku to BHS by 12th July 2021.
For this workshop, you will need to write two haiku and send them in to the instructor in advance of the workshop. The deadline for sending your haiku is Monday 12th July.
Iliyana Stoyanova and David Bingham from the British Haiku Society
Iliyana Stoyanova is a poet, editor and translator; holds a PhD in Theology. She is the Living Legacies Editor at the Living Haiku Anthology, Communications Officer and BHS Awards Administrator at the British Haiku Society, Former Secretary of the United Haiku and Tanka Society (2017-2020), Photo Editor in Haikupedia, and also a member of the BHS, Haiku Club-Plovdiv, The London Haiku Group and Tanka Society of America. Her haiku, tanka, haibun and other poems have been included in numerous anthologies and journals and have been translated in Bulgarian, English, Japanese, Croatian, Russian, Italian and other languages. She has received many awards and honours at international competitions.
David Bingham has been writing haiku for over twenty years and is frequently published in leading haiku journals, was the editor of ‘Blithe Spirit’ for two years and is a regular workshop leader in the writing of haiku and related forms in English. He was the winner of the British Haiku Society, Ken and Noragh Jones International Award for Haibun, 2017 and was the editor of ‘Ripening Cherries’ an anthology of haiku, tanka and haibun published by Offa’s Press in October 2019. He also edited the BHS haibun anthology, ‘Stories under Every Rock’ which was published in 2020.