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Haiga of Jean LeBlanc

Jean LeBlanc

The Haiku Foundation honors the work of contemporary masters of the dual art of haiga: visual image wedded to haiku. This month’s featured artist is Jean LeBlanc.

Jean LeBlanc lives in Newton, New Jersey, though her roots are in central New England. She is an assistant professor of English at Sussex County Community College. She writes both short-form and long-form poetry. Her publications include Just Passing Through: Tanka, Haiku, Haibun (Paulinskill Poetry Project, 2007), The Haiku Aesthetic Short Form Poetry as a Study in Craft (, 2013), The Opposite of Bird: Haiku and Haibun (, 2015), and two books from Modern English Tanka Press, Where We Go (2010) and The Stream Singing Your Name (2009). Visit her blog about poetry and the creative process.

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