Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
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Winter 2009, vol 7 no 4


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Colin Stewart Jones
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Colin Stewart Jones Colin Stewart Jones lives and writes in Aberdeen, Scotland, inhabiting a place between the extremes of Gaelic and English culture. He studied Gaelic language and literature at the University of Aberdeen. His final dissertation for his MA was on points of contact between Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean and the Danish philosopher SÝren Kierkegaard. Colin went on to study an MLitt in Irish and Scottish Studies under Professor Tom Devine at the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies.

Colin now endeavours to write Japanese haikai genres through the medium of English. His work has been anthologised in white lies, The Red Moon Anthology of English Language Haiku 2008; contemporary haibun, Vol. 10, and he placed joint first in the 2008 Haiku Poets of Northern California International Rengay Competition. Recent publications include World Haiku Review, Modern Haiga, contemporary haibun online, Modern Haibun & Tanka Prose, Frogpond and Simply Haiku. Colin is also the managing editor of Notes from the Gean ( ), a new magazine featuring haiku, tanka and haiga and quite enjoys juggling his editorís and writerís hats. Colin maintains a web site at to showcase his published work.