Catherine J.S. Lee
Born: June 19 1949 in Houlton Maine, USA
Resides: Eastport, Maine, USA
E-mail: island_dreamer (at) excite (dot) com
Catherine J.S. Lee lives, writes, teaches, and gardens on an island in Passamaquoddy Bay near Canada. A published short-story writer, she began her haiku journey in July 2007. Her haiku and senryu have appeared in a variety of international print and online journals.
Awards and Other Honors: Honourable Mention, Betty Drevniok Award (2008 and 2009); Honorable Mention, Genkissu! Spirits Up! Worldwide Hekinan Haiku Contest (2009); Honorable Mention, Gerald Brady Senryu Award (2008); Honorable Mention, Kaji Aso Studio Haiku Contest (2008 and 2009); Second Place, Lyrical Passion E-Zine Wintry Mix Haiku Contest (2008); Shiki Kukai: First Place (September 2009), Second Place (July 2008, August 2009, and December 2009), Third Place (November 2007 and November 2008) and Second Place, Annual Poets’ Choice (2009); Honorable Mention, ukiaHaiku Festival Traditional Haiku (2008 and 2009); Honourable Mention, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational (2008 and 2009); Commended, White Lotus Haiku Competition (2008); World Haiku Review Neo-Classical: Honorable Mention (2009) and Best 10 Honorable Mention (2008).
Credits: "deepening twilight" - Asahi Weekly Haiku Column (August 2009); "harbor lights" - DailyHaiku (April 2009); " paper cranes" - The Heron’s Nest XI:3 ( 2009); "evening stillness" – First Place, Shiki Kukai (September 2009); "new moon" – Best 10 Honorable Mention, World Haiku Review (May 2008); "meadow pond" – Honourable Mention, Betty Drevniok Award (2009).