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Dave Read

Dave Read is a Canadian poet living in Calgary. He primarily writes short poems with an emphasis on the Japanese genres of haiku, senryu, tanka, and haibun. He was a recipient of the 2016 Touchstone Individual Poem Award for haiku, as granted by The Haiku Foundation. His work has been published in many journals (including Haiku Canada Review, The Heron’s Nest, Modern Haiku and Acorn), and anthologies (including dust devils: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku, 2016).