|Lorin Ford (Australia)|
Lorin Ford lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Her haiku have been widely published in Australian and overseas journals and anthologies. Her credits include first prize in the 6th and 7th paper wasp Jack Stamm awards, in 2005 and 2006, first prize in the Shiki Salon Annual Haiku Awards 2005 (free format category), Winner – The Haiku Calendar Competition 2010 and first prize – contemporary category, THF’s Haiku Now! 2010 Contest. Her first haiku collection, a wattle seedpod, was awarded first place in the Haiku Society of America Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards, 2009. Some of her haiku may be found at The Haiku Foundation Registry. She is currently the haiku editor for the on-line journal, Notes From the Gean.