Born: in Melbourne, Australia
Resides: Sydney, Australia
Leanne Mumford is an Australian writer and photographer, who enjoys practising her crafts wherever she goes. Leanne has travelled widely in Japan, from Hokkaidō to Okinawa. Since 2012 her haiku, haiga and haibun have appeared in various Australian and international print and online journals and anthologies. Leanne is a founding member of the online Inkstone Poetry Forum. She contributes periodically to the Meguro International Haiku Circle, and participated in their haiku festivals in Tokyo in 2013 and 2019. Leanne also participated in the 2016 Seabeck Haiku Getaway in Washington State, USA.
"dusk" - A Hundred Gourds 5:1, December 2015; "masked lapwings" - Creatrix Issue 37 June, 2017; "tin moon" - Modern Haiku Vol. 48.3, Autumn 2017; "buttongrass moor" - The Heron's Nest Vol. XX No. 1, 2018; "rugged hillside" - tinywords 18.1, 2018; "delta morning" - Frogpond 42.1, Winter 2019.