Jim Kacian

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Birthday
26, 1953
Birthplace
Massachusetts
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Birthday
26, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

American poet, editor, and publisher best known for his English-language haikus. Several of his haiku collections, including Border Lands and Presents of Mind, received Book Awards from the Haiku Society of America.

Before Fame

He wrote and recorded songs while living in Nashville in the 1980s.

Trivia

He founded a haiku journal called Red Moon Press in 1993.

Family Life

He was born in Worcester and was raised by adoptive parents in Garner, Massachusetts.

Associated With

He and Russian-born literary contemporary Anatoly Kudryavitsky both founded Haiku Societies (in America and Ireland, respectively).

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