John Barlow’s haiku have received awards in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Japan. His books include Waiting for the Seventh Wave (2006) and (with Matthew Paul) Wing Beats: British Birds in Haiku (2008), while an exhibition of his work, The Bittern’s Neck, appeared at 3LIGHTS Gallery in 2008. He is also currently on the editorial staff of The Red Moon Anthology, and is the editor of The Haiku Calendar (which has appeared annually since 2000), and co-editor (with Martin Lucas) of The New Haiku (2002). Other works he has edited have been honored by the Haiku Society of America (on four occasions) and the Poetry Society of America.