Born: December 31 1930 in New York New York, USA
Resides: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
E-mail: bobbrill (at) provide (dot) net
After many years as a computer programmer, a digital artist, and a writer of fiction, Bob started writing senryu in 2006 and haiku in 2009. His poems have appeared in Simply Haiku, Prune Juice, 3Lights Gallery, 3Lights Journal, Aphelion, The Battered Suitcase, Willows Wept Review, Frogpond, tinywords, Underground Voices, Atlas Poetica, Magnapoets, Mu, Curio Poetry, A Hundred Gourds, Multiverses, and Ribbons.
Awards and Other Honors: He is the featured senryu poet in the Autumn 2009 issue of Simply Haiku. One of his tanka was selected for Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka Volume 3 (2010).
Credits: "in the chrome bumper" - Frogpond 33:1 (2010); "balanced on the point" - 3Lights Journal 1 (2010); "on the head" - Willows Wept Review 7 (2010); "I pause to watch" - tinywords 10 (28 May 2010); "midnight in the alley" - Magnapoets 6 (2010); "visiting my brother's grave" - Dreams Wander On: Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness [edited by Robert Epstein] (Modern English Tanka Press, 2011).