Born: Maryland, USA
Resides: Chicago, Illinois, USA
E-mail: ameliamcotter (at) gmail (dot) com
Amelia Cotter is an author, storyteller, and award-winning poet. Her haiku have appeared in journals like Frogpond, Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, tinywords, and many others. Amelia is a member of the Society of Midland Authors.
Awards and Other Honors:
Honorable Mention, 2010 Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine World Haiku Competition (2010); Third Place, 2016 Haiku Society of America Best Unpublished Haibun Awards (2016); Editor's Choice, Haibun, cattails April 2018 Edition (2018); Honorable Mention, Autumn Moon Haiku Contest 2018 (2018); and Second Place, 2018 Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine World Haiku Competition (2018).
This House: The True Story of a Girl and a Ghost (third edition, Breaking Fate Publishing, 2014); Maryland Ghosts: Paranormal Encounters in the Free State (second edition, Haunted Road Media, 2015); and the children's book Breakfast with Bigfoot (second edition, 2016).
"we hold hands" - The Sacred in Contemporary Haiku [edited by Robert Epstein] (Create Space, 2014); "stargazing" - Chrysanthemum 15 (2014); "parting" - Modern Haiku 45:2 (2014); "resolutions" - Frogpond 36.2 (2013); "shrunken tumors" - Acorn 26 (2011); "view from the canyon rim" - Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku and Haiga (Dos Gatos Press, 2013).