Resides: Sofia, Bulgaria
E-mail: tsanka (dot) shishkova (at) gmail (dot) com
Tsanka Shishkova has a Ph.D. in Computer Science. She is retiree and works as a part-time researcher. She has been writing haiku and senryu, and makes haiga from a few years before 2017. Tsanka enjoys photography, travelling, and music. She has published haiku, senryu, and haiga in: A Hundred Gourds, Black & White Haiga/Haisha, Daily Haiga, ESUJ-H English Haiku, Failed Haiku, Haikuniverse, NHK - Haiku Master, Stardust Haiku, The Asahi Shimbun, THF - Haiku dialogue, The Mainichi, The Mamba Journal, Under the Basho, Urban Fantasist, Wild Lilacs, Wild Plum, World Haiku Association - Category: Haiga. She is a member of the Bulgarian Haiku Union.
Awards and Other Honors:
Selected to the Euro Top 100 Most Creative Haiku Authors in 2017, 2018, and 2019; Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2018 - Honorable Mention; The Bulgarian Haiku Contest 2019 - Honorable Mention.
in Bulgarian For Japan with love (Ünikord, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2003); Japanese legends - a touch (Zvezdi, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2008); Japanese tales - star messages (Zvezdi, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2009); The Steps of the Time (Zvezdi, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2009); Japanese legends - in the labyrinth of the time (Zvezdi, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017);
"rain" - The Mainichi - Haiku in English (June 20, 2017; "heritage" - The Mainichi - Haiku in English, Best of 2016; "rainbow" - NHK WORLD - Haiku Master (September, 2017); "anniversary" - Failed Haiku 13 (2017); "stone sculpture" - Failed Haiku issue 22 (2017); "seasonal cleaning" - Failed Haiku issue 20 (2017).