Born: June 19 1985 in Dayton Ohio, USA
Resides: Lakewood, Ohio, USA
E-mail: tia (at) adaliahaiku (dot) com
Tia Haynes is an award-winning poet as well as a stay-at-home mom for her two daughters, Margaret and Phoebe. She is an active member in the Ohio haiku community where she has learned how to draw upon her life and past experiences in order to create, to heal, and to celebrate life. Published in journals worldwide, she will also be appearing in New Resonance 11: Emerging Voices in Haiku.
Awards and Other Honors:
3rd Annual Sonic Boom Senryu Contest (2017) - 3rd Place; 5th Annual Golden Haiku Competition (2018) - Honorable Mention; Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award (2018) - First Prize; Haiku Moments Award (Autumn Moon Haiku Journal - 2018) - Honorable Mention; Marlene Mountain Memorial Haiku Contest (2018) - Honorable Mention; Johnny Baranski Memorial Haiku Contest (2018) - First Prize.
Credits: "barbed wire " - bottle rockets issue 39, 2018, ed. Stanford M. Forrester; "last day of school" - The Heron's Nest Vol. XX, No. 4, Dec. 2018; "naked oak"- Johnny Baranski Memorial Haiku Contest (2018) First Prize; "antipsychotics" - Frogpond vol. 41:3, Fall 2018; "gentle rain" - Autumn Moon Haiku Journal 1.2 (2018) & Haiku Moments Award (2018) Honorable Mention; "leftover ribbon" - Presence 59, 2017.