Born: May 03 1961 in Southampton Hampshire, United Kingdom
Resides: Eastleigh, Hampshire, United Kingdom
E-mail: stevedolphy (at) yahoo (dot) co (dot) uk
Steve was born in Southampton, in the United Kingdom, in 1961. He worked in the business and financial sectors until finally settling upon clinical psychology as a career. He has travelled widely, especially in South-East Asia, over the past twenty-five years. Whilst living in Vietnam from 1997 to 2001, he studied Vietnamese Language and Culture at the Hanoi National University; provided psychological therapy to expatriates in Hanoi; and taught English as a Foreign Language. Steve currently works in the United Kingdom as a clinical psychologist working, both in the National Health Service (NHS) in the Older Person's Mental Health Specialty, and in private practice.
Awards and Other Honors:
"reddening sky" - Runner-Up, Snapshots Calendar (2002); "late autumn sun" - Honourable Mention, Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards (2018); "the steam" - Honourable Mention, Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards (2018) and "one daffodil" - Best of Issue, The Museum of Haiku Literature Awards (2019) in Blithe Spirit Vol. 29 No.1 (2019).
The Cry of the Duck Egg Seller (Ram Publications, 2004, UK) and A Compendium of Glimpses (Amazon Kindle, 2015).
weekend alone" - Frogpond Vol. XXV:1, 2002; "temple rock pool" - Presence #16, 2001; "reddening sky" - The Heron's Nest Vol. 3, No. 9, 2001; "late autumn sun" - Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards, 2018, The Heron's Nest; "at my old house" - Modern Haiku Vol. 49.3, Autumn 2018; "one daffodil" - Blithe Spirit Vol. 29 No.1, 2019.