Born: in New York City New York, USA
Resides: London, England
E-mail: SeananForbes (at) gmail (dot) com
A seventh-generation New Yorker, Seánan Forbes moved to England in 1996. She's a writer, photographer, storyteller, and actor. Her poems have appeared in Acorn, Sketchbook, The Mid-America Poetry Review, The Prose Poem Project, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, The Heron's Nest, Daily Haiku, and A Hundred Gourds. Her photography can be seen on http://seanan.500px.com/. She can usually be found in transit and is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing, with a focus on place and poetry (haiku, senryu, tanka, haibun, and haiga).
Awards and Other Honors: Two of Forbes' haiku were finalists in the Broadsided Press Haiku Year in Review competition (2010); Special Mention, The Heron's Nest Readers' Choice Awards for 2012; Commended Traditional Haiku [Selected by Peter Duppenthaler], The Haiku Foundation International Haiku Now! Contest (2013); Featured in A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2013); in 2014, her poems will appear in two anthologies: A Vast Sky and fear of dancing: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2013.
Credits: "spring rain" - Modern Haiku 44:3 (2013); "water lilies" - Modern Haiku 44:3 (2013); "the closest thing they have" - Modern Haiku 44.2 (2013); "ebb tide" - Acorn 29 (2012); "nesting dolls" - Kernels 1 (2013); "the cold heft of a meteorite" - A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2013)