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Haiku Canada Member Biography



Anna Yin

Anna Yin is the author of six books of poetry including new collection Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac by Black Moss Press and Wings Toward Sunlight and Inhaling the Silence by Mosaic Press.

She is Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate and Ontario representative for the League of Canadian Poets, been featured on CBC radio and has read her poetry on Parliament Hill.

She is the recipient of several awards including the Ted Plantos Memorial Award, two MARTY Literary Arts Awards and the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada Professional Achievement Award.

Her poem Still Life was part of the Poetry in Transit project featured on buses across Canada in 2013.

Anna has actively promoted poetry and hosted many workshops in Mississauga and across Ontario. She currently hosts a new ongoing Haiku/Postcard Poetry project for Mississauga.

For more details, please check her website:




Haiku from Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 2011 Observer Observed

writer’s block
I tap the crumbs
from the keyboard

~Charles Trumbull~

After the downpour
a sparrow in the gutter
sipping at clouds

~Klaus Dieter Wirth~

distant thunder...
a flashlight
weaving down the path

~David Elliott~

oven warm bread
the long reach
of the baker

~Hans Jongman~


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