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Alegria Imperial

A former journalist in the Philippines, Alegria graduated with a degree of Literature in Journalism. Her discovery of haiku decades later, started her writing short Japanese poetry forms. Her works have since been widely published in international journals and anthologies with some gaining awards. Her three e-chapbook collections of contemporary haiku and monoku (one-line) “Counting Star-bones” Yavanika Press, Bangalore, 2018 “We Do Not Bleed Like Nightingales” Bones Journal, 2018 and “words/all I see in limbo” Bones Journal, 2020, can be accessed at The Haiku Foundation’s Digital Library. She immigrated to Canada 14 years ago, where she now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.