Born: in Warsaw, Poland
Resides: Warsaw, Poland
E-mail: irenka (dot) szewczyk (at) gmail (dot) com
Hungarian linguist, yogi, photographer, owner of a photography firm. Irena writes her blog in English, French, Hungarian and Polish. Her haiku and haiga have been published in numerous international magazines and reviews.
Awards and Other Honors: Honourable Mentions in the 13th & 14th HIA Haiku Contests and Honourable Mentions in the 17th & 19th Mainichi Haiku Contests. Title WHA Master Haiga Artist awarded by Kuniharu Shimazu of the World Haiga Contest.
Credits: "spring gust" - cattails (January 2014); "migrating birds" - cattails (May 2014); "planting flowers" - Chrysanthemum 17 (April 2015); "this year again" - 134th WHA Haiga Contest (2015); "Perseid shower" - Honorable Mention, 19th Mainichi Haiku Contest (2015); "unexplored world" - Honorable Mention, The 17th Mainichi Haiku Contest (2013).