the haiku circle
Lauren Mayhew: 2015 Workshop Leader
Lauren Mayhew is a wellness coach, journal writing instructor, and poet. She is passionate about helping others discover their own unique paths to greater thriving, happiness and well being. She finds inspiration for her writing in the urban environment where she lives, as well as Outer Cape Cod and the Berkshires. Her haiku, senryu, kyoka and tanka have appeared in Acorn, A Hundred Gourds, bottle rockets, Frogpond, GUSTS, Haiku News, Modern Haiku, Moonbathing, Prune Juice, Red Lights, Ribbons, Skylark, The Heron’s Nest and tinywords.
Awards and Other Honors: Special Mention, The Heron’s Nest Reader’s Choice Awards for 2012; Runner Up, The Haiku Calendar Competition, 2013 and 2014; Honorable Mention, Tanka Society of America International Contest, 2013.