Marjorie Buettner writes haiku, tanka and sijo along with haibun. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband, 3 children, three cats and one Siberian husky.
Marjorie's recent work has been published in Tundra, American Tanka, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Hummingbird, Acorn, Lynx, Heron's Nest, Raw NerVZ (Canada), still (U.K.), Snapshot Press (U.K.), Woodpecker (NL) and on several internet haiku sites, World Haiku Club, Lynx, Poetry in the Light, free times.
She has won a number of awards :
- First Place in the Harold G. Henderson's Award 2002 through Haiku Society of America
- First Place in the Florida State Poet's Society 2001 in the sijo form
- Honorable Mention from Japan's Mainichi haiku contest 2001
- Honorable Mention in the James Hackett's British Haiku Society's 2001 contest
- Honorable Mention for tanka in Still's poetry contest, 2000 and 2001
- Honorable Mention certificate for tanka from Japan's Society on Water Environment
She is present in five anthologies, Red Moon Haiku Anthology, (U.S.) 1998, In the Ship's Wake (U.K) 2001, Countless Leaves (Canada) 2001 and Essential Love: the parent-child bond (U.S) 1999, Tundra: a collection of short verse (U.S.)2001
She also writes book reviews for North Stone Review, Modern Haiku and the World Haiku Review.
mbuettner AT juno.com