Deborah P Kolodji moderates the Southern California Haiku Study Group and is the California Regional Coordinator for the Haiku Society of America. Former president of the Science Fiction Poetry Association, she has a degree in mathematics from the University of Southern California and was recently named to the Board of Directors of Haiku North America. With over 900 published poems to her name, and four chapbooks of poetry, Seaside Moon (2005), Red Planet Dust (2006), unfinished book (2006), andSymphony of the Universe (2006), she finds inspiration in the beaches, mountains, deserts, and urban life of LA County.
Her first full length collection of haiku and senryu, highway of sleeping towns, was recently published by Shabda Press.