Adelaide B. Shaw
Born: September 02 1936 in New Haven Connecticut, USA
Resides: Millbrook, New York, USA
E-mail: adelaidebshaw (at) optonline (dot) net
Adelaide B. Shaw has been writing haiku since the 1970's and has expanded to haibun, tanka and other Japanese poetic forms. She also writes and has had published short fiction and children's poetry and stories. She lives with her husband in a small rural town in upstate New York.
Awards and Other Honors: Adelaide has received awards and honors in several venues, placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd or honorable mentions in contests, or receiving special recognition by Modern Haiku, Arizona State Poetry Society, Western World Haiku Society, World Haiku Review, Suruga Baika Haiku Festival, International Kusamakura Haiku Competition, Simply Haiku, Kaj Aso Studio, Shadow Poetry, Haiku Presence, The Heron's Nest, moonset, Haiku Reality, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, and Daily Haiku. She received Third Place, the Mildred Kanterman Award for Books of Merit (Haiku Society of America, 2009). She is a featured poet in New Resonance 3: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2001).
Books Published: An Unknown Road (Modern English Tanka Press, 2008) [Third place, The Mildred Kanterman Award for Books of Merit, Haiku Society of America](2009).
Credits: [in present or earlier versions] "winter sunshine" - Magnapoets (Autumn/Winter Anthology, 2009); "outdoor market" - Taj Mahal Review (June 2009); "the wet soil" - Mayfly 46 (2008); "clothes dried on the line" - Simply Haiku 2:2 (2004) [Results of New Year's Photo-Haiku Kukai]; "end of the day" - Frogpond 30:1 (2007); "fading blue sky" - Acorn 20 (2008)