Born: in Istanbul, Turkey
Resides: London, United Kingdom
E-mail: debbant (at) gmail (dot) com
Debbi Antebi lives in London, UK, with her husband and books. A graduate of Yale University, where she majored in English, she has been writing haiku and senryu as a way of exploring the world around her and the world within. She is a member of the British Haiku Society, and her work has appeared in journals and anthologies from around the world.
Awards and Other Honors: Second Place, International Haiku Contest 'Cherry Blossom' by Bulgarian Haiku Union (2017); Runner-Up, Golden Haiku Contest (2017); Honorable Mention, H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest (2017); Shortlisted, Touchstone Individual Poems Award (2016); Third Place, H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest (2016).
Books Published: between light & shadow (wildflower poetry press, 2017).
Credits: "morning after" - Creatrix 35 (2016); "new home" - Failed Haiku 1:6 (2016); "everyday struggles" - haikuniverse (2016); "my grandfather's face" - The Heron's Nest XVIII:1 (2016); "visiting home" - Prune Juice 20 (2016); "day moon" - Sonic Boom 7 (2016).