James William Hackett

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James William Hackett
Nationality American
Known forPoetry (haiku)

James William Hackett was an American poet born in Seattle, Washington on August 6, 1929, and is most notable for his work with haiku in English. The James W. Hackett Annual International Award for Haiku, named after him, was administered by the British Haiku Society from 1991 to 2009.[1] His books include Bug Haiku, The Way of Haiku, Zen Haiku and Other Zen Poems, and A Traveler's Haiku.


  1. ^ The British Haiku Awards 2010 on the British Haiku Society website

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