who lives in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada has had a busy couple of years. Since Hot
Flashes: Maiduguri Haiku, Senryu, and Tanka (Ekstasis Editions, 2001),
two other collections of haiku, senryu, and tanka have been accepted and are
Tidings of Magpies (from Spotted Cow Press, Edmonton) and A Charm
of Finches (from Ekstasis
Editions in Victoria ), plus a collection of lyric/narrative and satiric pieces, Parrot
with Tourette's (from Black
Moss Press in their Palm Poet Series). Grey Borders has also just accepted
a chapbook and Black Moss has commissioned a non-fiction book for 2005.
As Richard puts it, "No
rest for the wicked."