Patrick M. Pilarski (Canada)
Patrick M. Pilarski

Patrick M. Pilarski is assistant professor at the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada). He is the associate poetry editor for DailyHaiga, and co-editor of DailyHaiku. Patrick’s work recently appeared in The Antigonish Review, Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, Frogpond, Acorn, contemporary haibun,, Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka (Modern English Tanka Press, 2009) and many others. More on Patrick’s work can be found at He is the author of one chapbook: Five Weeks (2007). His first full collection of haiku, haibun, and tanka, Huge Blue, is a poetic tour guide to Canada’s stunning western landscape, published by Leaf Press, Canada, 2009. Using precise and direct language, the poems in Huge Blue form junction points between humanity and wilderness under a vaulting expanse of sky.

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