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Jennifer Sutherland

Jennifer Sutherland

Born: in Melbourne, Australia
Resides: Viewbank, Victoria, Australia
E-mail: jenniferannsu (at) hotmail (dot) com

Jennifer Sutherland of Melbourne, Australia has had her work appears in haiku anthologies published by Red Moon Press, Haiku Society of America, and Australia Haiku Society and in print and online journals including Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest and Windfall. Sutherland, who works in business management, has participated and presented in workshops on haiku and social media at Haiku North America, where she is a regular attendee. In her spare time, she can be found riding her favorite horse or volunteering at her local animal shelter. Follow her on twitter @Jenniferannsu.

Awards and Other Honors: Work selected for big data: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2014 (Red Moon Presss, 2015); Commendation - FreeXpresSion Haiku Section (2015); Highly Commended - Creatrix Haiku Prize (2014); Commended - Kati-kati Haiku Competition (2014); Second Prize - FreeXpresSion Haiku Section (2014); Third Prize (Nyuusen) Kusamakura International Haiku Competition (2014); Commended - FreeXpresSion Haiku Section (2013); Highly Commended - Irish Haiku Society (2012).

Selected Work
trumpet lily
more baroque
than jazz
pebble beach
an upturned eye
in the sea lion’s carcass
dandelion a wish lingers on the breeze
night mist
my horse’s breath
against my hand
first light
a piano sonata
under my breath
scattered leaves
all my dreams
in sepia

Credits: “trumpet lily” - The Herons Nest 16:4 (2014); “dandelion” - Third Prize, International Kusamakura Haiku Competition (2014); “first light” – Commended, KatiKati Haiku Competition (2014); "pebble beach" - Presence 56 (October 2016); "night mist" - Windfall 5 (2017); “scattered leaves” - Modern Haiku 46.1 (Winter-Spring 2015).

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