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Carol Pearce-Worthington

Carol Pearce-Worthington

Born: in Dubuque Iowa, USA
Resides: New York City, New York, USA
E-mail: mesquaki (at) gmail (dot) com

Carol Pearce-Worthington is a writer and editor. Her haiku and related work have appeared in various journals and other publications, including Contemporary Haibun Online, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Time Haiku, Gean Tree Press, Haibun Today, Hummingbird, Daily Haiku, Red Lights, Simply Haiku, FreeXpresSion, Science Editor, Modern Haiga, Modern Haibun and Tanka Prose, World Haiku Review, Nor-Easter, Mayfly, Haiku Canada, where the wind turns: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2009, white lies: the Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku; Contemporary Haibun Volume II, evolution: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010. Her short stories and other poetry have been published in the Princeton Review, Greensboro Review, Caribbean Writer, Quarterly West, Quarto, Anemone, North American Mentor, Oregon East, Dell Love Poems, Albany Review, Small Pond, Julien’s Journal.

Awards and Other Honors: Modern Haiku award for best haibun in Issue 41.1 (2010); Second Place, Betty Debroviak haiku competition (2007); Honorable Mention for haiga, Moonset; Honorable Mention for haiku, Hawaii Educational Association competition; Winner, Poetry Society of America annual award; Winner, University of Utah Fiction competition; Winner, Langston Hughes poetry award; Who’s Who in America; International Who's Who in Authors; Who's Who in Women (US); International Who's Who in Poets; International Who’s Who in Women; Who’s Who in Writers, Editors, Poets, US & Canada; Two Thousand Notable American Women.

Books Published: Fiction, collected writings, children’s books published at Three books of nonfiction: Facts on File, GP Putnam's Sons, Brunner Mazel.

Selected Work
whistling across fields
the boy
your father was
at evening prayer
more important things
on my mind
still lost
the lost art
of me
just him and me
on the train
and a dollar doughnut
15 degrees
father’s handkerchief freezes
in my pocket
in her hand
the downed branch
dancing again

Credits: "whistling across fields" – Third Place, Shiki Monthly Kuaki (April 2010); evolution: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010 (Red Moon Press, 2011); "still lost" - Frogpond 33:2 (2010); "15 degrees" - Modern Haiku 38:1 (2007); "at evening prayer" - Mayfly 46 (2008); "just him and me" - Modern Haiku 41:2 (2010); "in her hand" - Second Place, Betty Debroviak haiku competition (2007).

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