Born: November 17 1963 in Evreux, France
Resides: Normandie, France
E-mail: nmpot (at) orange (dot) fr
Nicole Pottier is from France. She lives in Normandy. She studied foreign languages and literature. She's very fond of travelling, photographing and writing poetry. She's now a translator. She translates works from authors both classical and contemporary. She publishes poetry, essays in literary magazines, and photos on the National Geographic site. Her haiku poems and haiga (photo-poems) regularly appear in many languages in reviews like Haiku Canada (Canada), Diogen Pro Kultura (Croatia), Ploc!, Haikouest (France), World Haiku Association (Japan), Haiku, Albatros (Romania), and brass bell (USA).
Awards and Other Honors: First Prize, Traditional Category, The Haiku Foundation HaikuNow! Awards (USA, 2014); Third Prize, Kusamakura Haiku Contest (Japan, 2014). She's included in the European Top 100 Haiku Authors in 2014.
Credits: "fragrance of green tea" - First Prize, The Haiku Foundation, HaikuNow! Awards (2014); "at first light" - brass bell : a haiku journal (October 2015); "shining bits of flint" - Ko Haiku magazine in English (Spring-summer 2015); "fleeing clouds" - The 3rd Japan - Russia Haiku Contest. Haiku Special; "autumn mist" - brass bell : a haiku journal (September 2015); "lunar eclipse" - Third Prize, 19th Kusamakura Haiku Contest (2014).