the haiku circle
Charles Trumbull: 2016 Guest Reader & Workshop Leader
Charles Trumbull is retired from editing and publishing positions at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and Encyclopædia Britannica. A past president of the Haiku Society of America and recipient of its Sora Award for service to the HSA, he was a co-organizer of Haiku North America 1999 (and HNA 2017 to be held in Santa Fe) and, from 2006 to 2013, editor of Modern Haiku. In 2013–14 he was Honorary Curator of the American Haiku Archives, and he served as secretary of the New Mexico State Poetry Society in 2013.
Trumbull’s critical articles on the history and practice of haiku have appeared widely in the journals and online. A chapbook, Between the Chimes, was published in 2011 and his book of New Mexico haiku, A Five-Balloon Morning, in June 2013.