Born: Wyoming, USA
Resides: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
E-mail: noracwood (at) hotmail (dot) com
Nora Wood grew up near the Tetons in Wyoming. She is a writer and poet living in Atlanta, Georgia with her two daughters. She took up haiku-writing in 2007 as a discipline and creative outlet. Nora's poems have been published The Heron's Nest, Frogpond, Simply Haiku, Magnapoets, contemporary haibun online, and others.
Awards and Other Honors: Nora's work was selected to appear in where the wind turns: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2009 (Red Moon Press, 2010), and Contemporary Haibun Vol. 11 (Red Moon Press, 2010). Other awards and honors include: First Runner-up, The Heron's Nest 2009 Reader's Choice Poet of the Year; Runner-up, The Haiku Calendar Competition 2010, to appear in The Haiku Calendar 2011 (Snapshot Press, 2010); Runner-up, Contemporary Haiku Category, HaikuNow! 2010 (The Haiku Foundation).
Credits: "false dawn" - Notes from the Gean 1:2 (Gean Tree Press, 2009); "skipping stones" - Sketchbook 4:2 (2009); "scent of rain" - The Heron's Nest XI:2 (2009); "morning star" - Frogpond 32.2 (2009); "winter sky" - The Heron's Nest XI:1 (2009); "graveside" - The Heron's Nest XI:1 (2009).