vincent tripi is in his 20th year of haiku writing. A charter member of the Haiku Poets of Northern California & co-founder of ‘woodnotes’ magazine. Editor of numerous publications & author of more than 14 books of haiku. He is presently at work on the ‘pinch book series’ from his own tribe press in Greenfield, Massachusetts as well as editing the Master’s Series for Swamp Press in Northfield, Massachusetts. An adherent to the Buddhist traditions, he has resided in two spiritual communities.