Djurdja Vukelić-Rožić has written haiku for twenty years, and has published eight collections of haiku/senryu/tanka as well as edited and translated a number of collections, anthologies and haiku magazines. She has organized more than thirty international haiku contests. She serves as principal manager of IRIS (print version) and Iris International webzine for haiku. She also writes and publishes prose and “long” poetry. Before retirement she was an economist and bank officer, with a focus on correspondence in English.