Born: May 23 1968 in Canton, Ohio, USA
Resides: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
E-mail: craigkittner (at) gmail (dot) com
After years of restless moves, Craig Kittner has put down roots in the sandy soil of Eastern North Carolina. There the sunshine is strong. The subtropical climate gives rise to riotous growths of wildflowers. Birds abound, and the sky is alive with ocean breezes. Craig is happy to walk therein.
Awards and Other Honors: Two Judges Favorites in 2018 Golden Haiku contest, Washington, DC; North Carolina Poetry Society: Bloodroot Haiku Award 2019, 2nd Place
Books Published: Times Sweet Savor (2016), New Books on Front Street (an imprint of Old Books on Front Street), Wilmington, NC)
"pigeons swoop" – Golden Haiku 2018 Judges’ Favorites; "pine tree blurred" – Autumn Moon Haiku Journal 1:2 2018; "redbud sapling" – Autumn Moon Haiku Journal 1:2 2018; “morning fog" – Frogpond Journal, vol 41:3 fall 2018; "a speck of light" – Four Hundred and Two Snails HSA Members' Anthology 2018; “evening fragrance" – Chrysanthemum 24, fall issue 2018.