Charlotte Digregorio, author of six award-winning books, including Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, and a haiku collection, writes eleven poetic forms, has won forty-six poetry awards, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have been translated into eight languages; she translates poetry books from Italian and French into English; and her traveling haiga show is featured at libraries, hospitals, corporate centers, banks, wine shops and restaurants, among other venues. Four of her reference books have been adopted as supplemental texts and are featured selections of book clubs. She has given workshops at national writer’s conferences; is a writer-in-residence at universities; teaches haiku in the public schools; judges national writers’ contests; and speaks regularly at libraries/chain bookstores. Charlotte hosted a radio poetry program on public broadcasting, and was an executive officer of the Haiku Society of America. She blogs about writing for publication and poetry, and posts The Daily Haiku from global poets. She taught at university level for decades, and holds graduate degrees from The University of Chicago.