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Dr Tim Gardiner is an ecologist, poet and writer of stories. His scientific papers, poetry and prose have been published all over the world. Tim's poetic genres include Japanese short form (cherita, haibun, haiga, haiku, senryu, tanka, tanka prose), free verse and formal verse (metre/rhyme). Any feedback on the poems would be gratefully received by the author, please email timgardiner134@btinternet.com with any comments, good or bad.

Qualifications, awards and projects
Editorial team, Essex Naturalist (2003-)
Editor Grazing Special Issue, Journal of Orthoptera Research (2018)
PhD Grassland Management for Grasshoppers (2006) University of Essex
Fellow of the British Naturalists' Association (2007)
Shortlisted for the Amateur Entomologists' Society Hammond Award (2011)
Recipient of David Bellamy Award (2013) for distinction in natural history
Included in Who's Who in the World (2018)
Included in Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2016/17)
IUCN Grasshopper Specialist Group (2013-16)
British Naturalists' Association Grade Registration Board
Suffolk RSPB Poet In Residence (2014)
Bumblebee Conservation Trust Writer In Residence (2015)
British Naturalists' Association Poetry Competition Judge (2015)
Poet for Felixstowe Community Nature Reserve (2016)
Munnings Art Museum Poet In Residence (2017-)
Columnist for Suspect Device punk fanzine (2016-)
Adviser to Springwatch (2015), glow-worms and groundhoppers filmed
British Haiku Society Tanka Awards (2014/15) included in anthology
Nominated (for railroad worm) for Haiku Foundation Touchstone Awards (2016)
Runner up in Museum of Haiku Literature Award, Blithe Spirit 26.4 (2016)
Included in Europe's Top 100 Haiku Poets (2015-17)
Runner up in Museum of Haiku Literature Award, Blithe Spirit 27.4 (2017)
Editor's Choice (for haiku and haibun), Cattails (2017)
Honorary Mention, Wivenhoe Off the Rails Christmas Competition (2017)
Scryptic Halloween Contest Winner with The Haunted Mere (2017)
Suffolk Flora Preservation Trust Poetry Competition Winner with Debris (2018)
Haiku in Japanese newspapers Asahi Shimbun (2015), Mainichi Shimbun (2015-17)
Haiku translated into Bulgarian, Chinese and Italian
Haiku in London Financial Times (2014), Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times (2017)
Letters in The Guardian (glow-worms 2013), The Times (glow-worms 2016)
and Fortean Times (white enigma 2015)
Amateur kickboxing, 5th kyu first blue belt (WAKO accredited)

Scientific publications list here TG publications

Poetry publications (103)
Poems published (or accepted) in Acorn, Aldeburgh Gazette, A Hundred Gourds, Akitsu Quarterly, Asahi Shimbun (Japanese newspaper), Atlas Poetica, Blithe Spirit, Bottle Rockets, Brass Bell, Brevis, British Naturalist, Butterfly Dream, Camel Saloon, Cattails, Chanokeburi, Cicatrice, Contemporary Haibun Online, Country-Side, Daily Haiku, Dead Snakes, Dual Coast Magazine, Eastern Daily Press, East Anglian Daily Times, Ephemerae, Essex Field Club Newsletter, Essex Naturalist, Failed Haiku, Felixstowe Book Festival Blog, 50 Haikus, Financial Times, Frameless Sky, Frogpond, Gogyoshi Monthly, Great Yarmouth Mercury, Haibun Today, Haiku Journal, Haiku Today, Haiku in the Workplace, Hawstead Journal, Hedgerow, Incense Dreams, Inner Voices, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Inwood Indiana, Jawline Review, Jitter, KYSO Flash, Le Lumachine, Lost Paper, Memoirs of a Geisha, Metaleptea, Modern Haiku, My Haiku Pond, Norfolk Natterjack, Observations, One Man's Maple Moon, Otata, Paper Swans, Per Diem, Poetry Haiku, Poetry Pea, Poetry Quarterly, Poetry Nook, Plum Tree Tavern, Pop My Mind, Presence, Prune Juice, Ribbons, Salopeot, Savage Hearts, Scifaikuest (digital, print), Scryptic, Skylark, Spillwords, Sonic Boom, Suspect Device (punk fanzine), Tanka Café, Tanka Journal, Ten Word Journal, The Bamboo Hut, The Brief, The Cherita, The Cicada's Cry, The Heron's Nest, The Mainichi (Japanese newspaper), The Mamba, The Neglected Ratio, The Other Bunny, The Seventh Quarry, The 13 Alphabet, Three Line Poetry, Twelve Rivers, Under The Basho, UFO Gigolo, VerseWrights, Visual Verse, White Admiral, Wild Lilacs, Wild Plum, Words Down The Line, World Haiku Review and Zoomorphic.

Poetry anthologies/books/collections (poems in brackets) published and forthcoming (47)
Homeland (the winter garden, 2013), The Vortice (the glasshouse, 2014), Sounds (seashells 2014), I Am Waiting (limbo, 2014), Est (the Medusa steps 2015), Soft Thunder (nightjars 2015), Awakening (Holbrook no more, the Mayflower Line 2015), Edge (Lovers' Leap 2015), A Splash of Water (water scorpion 2015), Spent Blossoms (oyster, windowsill fly 2015), The Wind That Blows Through Us (various 2015), Best of the Mainichi 2015 (peacock butterfly), Poetry on Spiders (spiders 2016), Poetry on Grey Squirrels (squirrels 2016), Poetry on Frogs (frogs 2016), 101 Cherry Blossom Haiku (fragile petal 2016), Glimpses of Felixstowe (whistle and I'll come to you, second skin 2016), Beginning (first light 2016), Full of Moonlight (summer seeds 2016), Ripples in the Sand (dust storm 2016), Haiku for Change (referendum day 2016), Driftfish (trawler gulls 2016), Neon Graffiti (kestrel, moth wings 2016), Best of the Mainichi 2016 (old man's beard, sumo), Earth: Our Common Ground (obsession, archangel 2017), Essex Belongs to Us (Wrabness 2017), Write Like Issa (world peace, dreams of Fuji 2017), Colchester (Friday Woods, rope), Ekphrasis (whiteout 2017), Butterfly Dream Vol. III (starling murmuration 2017), One Man's Maple Moon Vol. III (honking geese 2017), On Down the Road (Mount Rushmore 2017), Apparitions (various), They Gave Us Life (summit cairn 2017), Feasts of Autumn (curiosities 2017), The Right Touch of Sun (haymakers 2017), Haiku for Change (draining the swamp 2017), Brandon Voices (sparks, the flintknapper's ghost 2017), Scryptic Halloween Annual Contest (the haunted mere 2017), Diversifly (sisters of mercy 2018), A Taste of Arlingtons (cacti, the old tusker 2018), Best of the Mainichi 2017 (decree absolute 2018), Best of Paper Lanterns Vol. 1 (railroad worm), Witches (Elizabeth), Debris (Suffolk Flora), Scryptic: Best of 2017-2018 (the witches' tree 2018), Eels (Judas Gap, empty barge, eels)

Prose (short stories, haibun/tanka prose, journal in brackets) published and forthcoming (82)
Lentil Soup (Lost Paper 2014), Shards (Ten Word Journal 2014), Mistletoe (Ten Word Journal 2014), Malvern Memories (Country-Side 2014), The Unknown Cricket (Country-Side 2015), 5 stories, What's Your Story Exhibition (2015), The Second Step (Contemporary Haibun Online 2016), Between Storms (Haibun Today 2016), Return to Skipper's Island (Country-Side 2016), The Flintknapper's Ghost (Akitsu Quarterly 2016), A Dusting of Daffodils (Essex Naturalist 2016), The Townhall Clock (Haibun Today 2016), Santon Downham (Dead Snakes 2016), Sad Hill (Contemporary Haibun Online 2016), Second Skin (Glimpses of Felixstowe 2016), Ticks (Akitsu Quarterly 2016), Ben Lettery (Skylark 2016), Tatty Seaside Towns (Suspect Device 2016), Kingairloch (Contemporary Haibun Online 2016), The Sundance Kid (The Other Bunny 2016), Geese (Contemporary Haibun Online 2016), Skeleton Wood (Contemporary Haibun Online 2016), The Moot Mole Cricket (Aldeburgh Gazette 2016), Night of the Murdered Poets (The Other Bunny 2017), Wrabness (Essex Belongs to Us 2017), The Old Seawall (Ribbons 2017), Obsession (Common Ground 2017), Archangel (Common Ground 2017), A Letter from the Butterfly Garden (Haibun Today 2017), Tandle Hill (Suspect Device 2017), The Haikuist (Cattails 2017), The Secret Chamber (Contemporary Haibun Online 2017), The Walls (Blithe Spirit 2017), The Death Star Disco (Contemporary Haibun Online 2017), Cats Only Live Once (Pop My Mind 2017), Elizabeth (Haibun Today 2017), Hut 6 (Presence 2017), Expectations (Blithe Spirit 2017), Pleshey (Hedgerow 2017), The Drifter (Failed Haiku 2017), Bottle Party (Failed Haiku 2017), A Flower in December (Cattails 2017), Snowflakes in Summer (Skylark 2017), The Water Between Us (Haibun Today 2017), Hide and Seek (Haibun Today 2017), Summer at Skyfall (Blithe Spirit 2017), Penelope (Blithe Spirit 2017), Cheat (The Other Bunny 2017), The Witches' Tree (Scryptic 2017), The Ducking Stool (Scryptic 2017), The Watchman (Presence 2017), Rope (Without Walls), Hangman's Hill (Apparitions), Felixstowe Ferry (Contemporary Haibun Online 2017), Footprints (Incense Dreams 2017), The Haunted Mere (Scryptic 2017), Bones (The Seventh Quarry 2018), Rehab (The Seventh Quarry 2018), Down by the Jetty (Suspect Device), From Tokyo with Tanka (Country-Side), Florence (Ribbons 2018), Ticket 250654 (Blithe Spirit 2018), Half a Person (Blithe Spirit 2018), Bombus (Blithe Spirit 2018), Debris (Suffolk Flora), Out of Print (Haibun Today 2018), A Surfeit of Spaniels (Contemporary Haibun Online 2018), Trigger's Broom (KYSO Flash 2018), Ice Queen (The Other Bunny), The Skeleton Overlord (The Other Bunny), The Count of Carfax (Scifaikuest), To S.F. (Chanokeburi 2018), Reunion (Skylark), Sanctuary (Cattails 2018), Turning Japanese Part 1. Modern Haiku (Twelve Rivers), The Big T (Cicatrice), Judas Gap (Eels), Refurb (Haibun Today)

Festivals/cafes/meetings read at + exhibitions
Orthopterists' Meeting (2012, 2015) Natural History Museum, London
Suffolk Poetry Festival (2014-16) John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
Compton Verney Bunting World Record Exhibition, Warwickshire (2014)
Essex Moth Group Annual Meeting (2015) The Green Centre, Wat Tyler CP, Basildon
What's Your Story Microfiction Exhibition, University of Essex (2015)
SPS Desert Island Poems, Bury (2015), read poem (the homeless) written by Terry Waite
BIG LIT Festival, Dumfries & Galloway (2015, 2016), haiku and tanka exhibited
Wenlock Poetry Festival (2015), haiku exhibited with Cabinet of Curiosity
Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Pollination Conference, Chesterfield, Writer in Residence (2015)
British Naturalists' Assocation, Haiku Poetry Walk and Competition (2015)
Felixstowe Book Festival (2015, 2016) Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
Essex Poetry Festival (2015), Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford
Aldeburgh Beach Lookout (2015, 2016), National Poetry Day
Aldeburgh Poetry Festival open mic (2015)
Alde Valley !Cornucopia! Festival (2016)
Ferry Tales Festival, Brandon (2016)
Do You Speak Seagull?, ONCA Gallery, Brighton (2016)
Haiku exhibited at Ohanami Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria (2016)
Haiku workshop 'Turning Japanese' and competition at Woodbridge Youth Poetry Festival (2016, 2017)
Haiku workshop 'Turning Japanese' at University of Suffolk, December (2016)
Haiku published in International Women's Haiku Festival (2017-18)
Haiku and tanka exhibited in the Munnings and the River Exhibition (2017)
Hosted poetry evening at the Spirit of the Stour Festival (2017)
Brandon Fire and Flint Festival (2017)
Arlingtons Poetry Café (Ipswich), Browsers (Woodbridge), Felixstowe Café Poets, Poetry Wivenhoe, Poetree Walks, Shotley Open Verse, reader (2014-)

Books
1. Hopping Back to Happiness Conserving grasshoppers on farmland (2009). VDM.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hopping-back-happiness-Conserving-grasshoppers/dp/363917383X link
2. Glowing, glowing, gone? The Plight of the Glow-worm in Essex (2011). British Naturalists' Association.
http://www.bna-naturalists.org/publications.html link
3. The Natural History of Waveney Forest (2014). Forrest Text.
http://www.nhbs.com/title/204056/the-natural-history-of-waveney-forest link
4. Wilderness (2015). Brambleby Books.
http://www.bramblebybooks.co.uk/wilderness.asp link
5. East of Arras (2015). Poppy Poetry.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/East-Arras-Private-Charles-Gardiner/dp/1511702583/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1439329672&sr=1-1 link
6. Duck on the Menu (2015). Writtle Old Boys' Cricket Club.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Duck-Menu-Story-Writtle-Cricket/dp/1508876037/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1442082352&sr=1-2 link
7. Sea Wall Biodiversity Handbook (2015). RPS.
http://www.essexfieldclub.org.uk/portal/p/Sea+Wall+Biodiversity+Handbook link
8. The Voyage of the Queen Bee (2016). Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
http://timsinsectadventures.blogspot.co.uk/ link
9. On the Edge (2017). Brambleby Books.
http://www.bramblebybooks.co.uk/on_the_edge.asp link
10. Geronimo the Grasshopper (2017). Essex Field Club.
http://timsinsectadventures.blogspot.co.uk/p/geronimo-grasshopper.html link
11. Hillsides and High Tides (forthcoming). Skylark Publishing.
12. The Pin Mill Pirates (forthcoming). Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
13. The Flintknapper's Ghost (forthcoming). Misfit Books.

Booklets/pamphlets
1. Insect Emptiness (2012). Essex Field Club.
2. Glory Days (2014). Chignal Cricket Club.

Poetry and fiction news

Haibun to be published in Haibun Today
Haibun (refurb) to be published in Haibun Today.

Poems to be published in Eel anthology
Haiku (placid river), haibun (Judas Gap) and cherita (full of eels) to be published in Eel anthology.

Haiku published in Under the Basho
Personal best haiku (summit cairn) published in Under the Basho 2018.
https://www.underthebasho.com/utb-2018/poet-s-personal-best/2158-gardiner,-tim.html link

Haiku published in Under the Basho
Haiku (empty tomb) published in Under the Basho 2018.
https://www.underthebasho.com/utb-2018/modern-haiku/2167-gardiner,-tim.html link

Haiku published in Under the Basho
One line haiku (white dwarf, snowdrift, Mary Rose) published in Under the Basho 2018.
https://www.underthebasho.com/utb-2018/one-line-haiku/2154-gardiner,-tim.html link

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Senryu (snowperson, wire walker, spring bonfire) published in Failed Haiku Issue 28.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue28.pdf link

Tanka to be published in Ribbons
Tanka (punch and judy) to be published in Ribbons 14.2.

Haibun to be published in Cicatrice
Haibun (the big T, 3 haiku) to be published in Cicatrice.

Haiku to be published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (sea otter, Mary Celeste, salt marsh snow) to be published Blithe Spirit.

Tanka published in Ribbons
Alfred Munnings tanka (river clouds) published in Ribbons 14.1.

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Haibun published in Scryptic Anthology
Haibun (the witches' tree) published in Scryptic: Best of 2017-2018 Anthology.

Tanka published in Spillwords
Tanka (May Day) published in Spillwords.
http://spillwords.com/may-day/ link

Haiku to be published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haiku (forest dawn, warlock hill) to be published in Akitsu Quarterly, Summer 2018.

Haiku published in Inner Voices
Haiku (comma butterfly) published in Inner Voices, part of International Women's Haiku Festival 2018.
https://jenniferhambrick.com/2018/03/14/international-womens-haiku-festival-a-one-line-haiku-by-tim-gardiner/ link

Tankart to be published in Skylark
Tankart (tanka poet) to be published in Skylark, Winter 2018.

Haiku to be published in Ephemerae
Haiku (mountain pass, north face) to be published in Ephemerae Issue 1.

Haiku published in Cattails
Haiku (summer drought) published in Cattails, April 2018.
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattailsApril2018.pdf link

Haiku published in The Mamba
Haiku (love grass, tyre tracks) published in The Mamba Issue 5.
https://africahaikunetwork.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/mamba-journal-issue-5.pdf link

Haiku published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Haiku (thundersnow) with Alexandra Davis published in Memoirs of a Geisha, 1 March 2018.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2018/03/01/tim-gardiner-e-alexandra-davis/ link

Haiku included in Best of the Mainichi 2017
Haiku (decree absolute) featured in Best of Mainichi 2017.
https://cdn.mainichi.jp/vol1/2018/02/16/20180216p2a00m0na023000q/0.pdf link

Haibun published in Cattails
Haibun (sanctuary) published in Cattails, April 2018.
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattailsApril2018.pdf link

Haiku to be published in Hedgerow
Haiku (rip tide) to be published in Hedgerow.

Senryu published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Winter Olympics senryu (bobsleigh, mogul, figure skating) to be published in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2018/02/15/tim-gardiner-winter-olympics-senryu/ link

Tanka to be published in Skylark
Alfred Munnings tanka (gray horse, last light) to be published in Skylark.

Tanka prose to be published in Skylark
Tanka prose (reunion) to be published in Skylark.

Senryu to be published in Chanokeburi
Senryu (Bermuda Triangle) to be published in Chanokeburi.

Senryu published in Chanokeburi
Senryu (dinner for two, double rainbow) published in Chanokeburi.
http://chanokeburi.it/92-a-special-videogift-love-haibun-and-two-love-senryu-by-tim-gardiner-february-12th-2018/ link

Haibun published in Chanokeburi
Haibun (to S.F.) published in Chanokeburi.
http://chanokeburi.it/92-a-special-videogift-love-haibun-and-two-love-senryu-by-tim-gardiner-february-12th-2018/ link

Senryu to be published in Scifaikuest
Haibun (casual loop, planet x) to be published in Scifaikuest.

Haibun to be published in Scifaikuest
Haibun (the count of Carfax, 5 haiku) to be published in Scifaikuest.

Haibun to be published in The Other Bunny
Haibun (the skeleton overlord, 4 haiku) to be published in The Other Bunny.

Haibun to be published in The Other Bunny
Haibun (ice queen, 2 haiku) to be published in The Other Bunny.

Haiku published in Spillwords
Haiku (the scent of spring) published in Spillwords, 24th February.
http://spillwords.com/the-scent-of-spring/ link

Haiku published in The 13 Alphabet
Haiku (5 poems) published in The 13 Alphabet, Issue 3.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_2KUphwLopMlr_ru3jIrzikAfRZmO6PC/view link

Cherita published in The Cherita
Cherita (eels, narrow canoe, shire horses) published in The Cherita, Issue 10 (now I listen).

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Senryu (buried skull, Vesuvius, summit stairs, orchids) published in Failed Haiku, Issue 26.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue26.pdf link

Haibun published in KYSO Flash
Haibun (trigger's broom, 2 haiku) published in KYSO Flash, Issue 9.
http://www.kysoflash.com/Issue9/GardinerBroom.aspx link

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (a surfeit of spaniels) published in Contemporary Haibun Online, Issue 14.1.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages141/Gardiner_ASurfeit.html link

Haibun published in Haibun Today
Haibun (out of print) published in Haibun Today.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht121/H_Gardiner_Out.html link

Haiku to be published in Acorn
Haiku (fireflies) to be published in Acorn.

Poetry Competition Winner
Suffolk Flora Preservation Trust Poetry Competition Winner (2018) with Debris (3 haiku).

Senryu published in Incense Dreams
Senryu (walled garden) published in Incense Dreams.
http://chanokeburi.it/incense-dreams-issue-2-1-march-2018-silence_1/ link

Haiku published in Scryptic
Hitchcock sequence (shadow play, 7 haiku) with Maria Laura Valente published in Scryptic 1.4.
http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/396b91_2e9da4d446d04ff399a229b139627a38.pdf link

Haibun published in Blithe Spirit
Haibun (ticket 250654, half a person, bombus) published in Blithe Spirit 28.1.

Haiku to be published in Brevis
Haiku (wolf moon, sharks' teeth, tour guide, old seawall) to be published in Brevis.

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (Trojan Horse, Mersey breeze, Alcatraz) published in Blithe Spirit 28.1.

Tanka prose published in Ribbons
Alfred Munnings tanka prose (Florence) published in Ribbons 14.1.

Haiku to be published in Sonic Boom Anthology
Haiku (railroad worm) to be published in Best of Paper Lanterns Anthology (Vol. 1).

Tanka prose to be published in Country-Side
Tanka prose (From Tokyo with Tanka, 10 tanka) to be published in Country-Side magazine.

Haiku published in Le Lumachine
Haiku (wayfarer, Matsushima, beggar) published in Le Lumachine Number 26.
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/0ba2eb_e641df3c2bdc4328baf74c28c35604db.pdf link

Included in Top 100 Euro Haiku Poets
Included in Europe's Top 100 Haiku Poets 2017. http://haikueurotop.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/the-european-top-100-haiku-authors-in_31.html link

Haiku in European Kukai Haiku (man in the moon) received 2 pts in 20th European Quarterly Kukai Contest. http://europeankukai.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/results-of-european-quarterly-kukai-20.html link

Haiku published in Akitsu Quarterly
Danchi haiku (wading pool, bottle fly) published in Akitsu Quarterly Spring 2018.

Haiku published in Poetry Pea
Munnings haiku (3 haiku, snow birds, barge, aspen) published in Poetry Pea.
http://poetrypea.com/podcast-episode-9-a-day-in-the-life/ link

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (busman's holiday, wheelbarrow) published in Presence 60.

Poems published in Arlingtons anthology
Two free verse poems (cacti, the old tusker) published in A Taste of Arlingtons anthology.

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Haibun to be published in Suspect Device
Haibun (down by the jetty, 2 haiku) to be published in Suspect Device online column.

Haiku runner up
Haiku (smuggler's coracle) selected as runner up for Museum of Haiku Literature Award, Blithe Spirit 27.4.

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Senryu (selfie stick, mediation, Mount Fuji, Colosseum) published in Failed Haiku, Issue 24.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue24.pdf link

Haiku Honorary Mention
Haiku (Lapland snow) received Honorary Mention in Wivenhoe Off the Rails Christmas Competition 2017.

Tanka published in Ribbons
Tanka (paper tiger) published in Tanka Cafe, Ribbons 13.13, Journal of the Tanka Society of America.

Senryu published in Brass Bell
Senryu (long lane) published in Brass Bell, December 2017.
http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/haiku-written-on-november-18-2017.html link

Haiku published in Per Diem
Haiku (pondskater) published in The Haiku Foundation's Per Diem feature, 5 April 2018.

Haibun published in Incense Dreams
Haibun (footprints) published in Incense Dreams 1.3.
http://chanokeburi.it/incense-dreams-issue-1-3-december-2017/ link

Haiku published in Incense Dreams, Haiku Cave
Haiku (glow-worm) published in the Haiku Cave (editor's selection), Incense Dreams 1.3.
http://chanokeburi.it/incense-dreams-issue-1-3-december-2017/ link

Haiku published in Incense Dreams
Haiku (saloon door, sickle moon, Perseids) published in Incense Dreams 1.3.
http://chanokeburi.it/incense-dreams-issue-1-3-december-2017/ link

Haiku published in Diversifly book
Haiku (sisters of mercy) published in Diversifly book, Fair Acre Press.

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Senryu (tumbleweed, django, crickets court) published in Failed Haiku, Issue 23.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue23.pdf link

Tanka prose wins Scryptic Halloween Contest
Tanka prose (The Haunted Mere, 1 tanka) wins textual art category in Scryptic Halloween Contest, 2017. http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/396b91_98d1f54738e74f299b3fb5b0f970bc47.pdf link

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (Felixstowe Ferry) published Contemporary Haibun Online 13.4.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages134/Gardiner_Felixstowe.html link

Haibun published in Scryptic
Haibun (The Witches' Tree, The Ducking Stool, 6 haiku) published in Scryptic 1.3.
http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/396b91_6cbbee5144d74926b4fe161d262e29c6.pdf link

Haiku published in Hedgerow
Haiku (killer frost) published in Hedgerow Issue 121.

Political haiku in Haiku for Change
Haiku (draining the swamp) published in 2nd Annual Haiku for Change collection on 100k Poets for Change.
http://www.100tpcmedia.org/100TPC2012/wp-content/uploads/My_Haiku_Pond_2nd_Annual_Haiku_for_Change_Event_2017-1.pdf link

Tanka prose published in Blithe Spirit
Tanka prose (Penelope) inspired by The White Canoe (Alfred Munnings) published in Blithe Spirit 27.4.

Haiku and haibun published in Brandon Voices Anthology
Haiku sequence (sparks 3 poems) and haibun (the flintknapper's ghost) published in Brandon Voices, 2017.

Haibun and haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haibun (Summer at Skyfall) and haiku (zip wire, leapfrog, crossbar) published in Blithe Spirit 27.4.

Haibun and senryu published in Failed Haiku
Haibun (The Drifter, Bottle Party) and senryu (poolside dogs, HMS Victory, quicksand, punk gig)
published in Failed Haiku.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue22.pdf link

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (Hide and Seek, 3 tanka) published in Haibun Today 11.4.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht114/TP_Gardner_Hide.html link

Haibun published in Presence
Haibun (The Watchman) published in Presence 59.

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (empty barge, empty pavilion) published in Presence 59.

Haibun published in Haibun Today
Haibun (The Water Between Us, 1 haiku) published in Haibun Today 11.4.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht114/H_Gardiner_TheWater.html link

Poem published in Visual Verse
Poem (boot hill) published in Visual Verse, Vol. 4, Chapter 11, September 2017.
http://visualverse.org/submissions/boot-hill/ link

Tanka prose published in Skylark
Tanka prose (snowflakes in summer, 3 tanka) published in Skylark Issue 5.2.

Haiku published in Under the Basho
Personal best haiku (suicide forest) published in Under the Basho 2017.
http://underthebasho.com/2017-issue/poets-personal-best/1950-gardiner,-tim.html link

Haiku published in Under the Basho
Modern haiku (autumn crickets, floodlight starlings, pondskater, ice) published in Under the Basho 2017.
http://underthebasho.com/2017-issue/modern-haiku/1951-gardiner,-tim.html link

Haiku published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Haiku (catching grasshoppers) translated into Italian and published in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/tim-gardiner-2/ link

Haiku published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Alfred Munnings haiku (sandpit) translated into Italian and published in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/tim-gardiner/ link

Haiku published in Under the Basho
One-line haiku (April breeze, noctilucent cloud, rainbow's end) published in Under the Basho 2017.
http://www.underthebasho.com/2017-issue/one-line-haiku/1949-gardiner,-tim.html link

Haibun published in Cattails
Haibun (A Flower in December, 1 haiku) published in Cattails October 2017 Issue.
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails_final_Oct2017.pdf link

Poem published in Visual Verse
Poem (lone tree saloon) published in Visual Verse, Vol. 4, Chapter 10, August 2017.
http://visualverse.org/submissions/lone-tree-saloon/ link

Haiku published in Acorn
Haiku (mayfly) published in Acorn Issue 39.

Haibun published in Hedgerow
Haibun (Pleshey, 4 haiku) published in Hedgerow Issue 120.

Haibun published in The Other Bunny
Haibun (Cheat, 2 haiku) published in The Other Bunny.
https://theotherbunny.blog/2017/12/18/cheat/ link

Tanka published in TSA Anthology
Tanka (haymakers) published in The Right Touch of Sun Anthology 2017.

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (All Around the Wrekin, 3 tanka) published in Haibun Today 11.3.
http://www.haibuntoday.com/ht113/TP_Gardiner_AllAround.html link

Haiku and tanka published in Alde Valley Festival Anthology
Haiku (pink gull, green gourd) and tanka (single chair, embers, rusted scythe)
published in Feasts of Autumn anthology 2017.

Haiku published in They Gave Us Life Anthology
Haiku (summit cairn) published in They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku.

Haiku and haibun published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (batting crease, coracle, lone ranger) and haibun (Expectations) published in Blithe Spirit 27.3.

Haibun published on Pop My Mind
Haibun (Cats Only Live Once, 1 haiku) published on Pop My Mind.
http://www.popmymind.com/content/1871 link

Haiku published in The Mainichi
Haiku (decree absolute) published in The Mainichi, 13th June 2017
http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170524/p2g/00m/0fe/098000c link

Poem published in Visual Verse
Poem (gums) published in Visual Verse, Vol. 4, Chapter 8, June 2017.
http://visualverse.org/submissions/gums-2/ link

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (The Death Star Disco, 2 haiku) published in Contemporary Haibun Online 13.2.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages132/Gardiner_TheDeath.html link

Haibun published in Presence
Haibun (hut 6) published in Presence 58.

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (Fuji shrine) published in Presence 58.

Haiku published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haiku (Basho's crater, Milky Way, seven sisters) published in Akitsu Quarterly Winter 2017 issue.

Poems published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Haiku and tanka translated into Italian and published in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/tim-gardiners-haiku/ link
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/05/06/tim-gardiners-haiku-2/ link
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/tim-gardiner-haiku/ link
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/05/16/tim-gardiner-haiku-2/ link
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2017/07/02/tim-gardiner-tanka/ link

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Poem published in Visual Verse
Poem (victims) published in Visual Verse, Vol. 4, Chapter 7, May 2017.
http://visualverse.org/submissions/victims/ link

Haiku published in Otata
Haiku (wood bank) published in Otata, Issue 17, May 2017.
https://otatablog.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/otata-may-2017.pdf link

Poems to be published in Apparitions
Haiku, tanka and haibun (7 poems) to be published in Apparitions.

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (Elizabeth, 3 tanka) published in Haibun Today 11.2.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht112/TP_Gardiner_Elizabeth.html link

Haiku published in HSA Anthology
Haiku (Mount Rushmore) published in 2017 Haiku Society of America On Down the Road Anthology.

Haiku in The Haiku Foundation collection
Three haiku (Earthrise: theme reconciliation) on THF to mark International Haiku Poetry Day, April 17th 2017 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/earthrise/earthrise2017.pdf link

Tanka published in One Man's Maple Moon Vol. III
Tanka (honking geese) published in One Man's Maple Moon Vol. III.
https://issuu.com/neverendingstoryhaikutanka/docs/volume_three_20d25d1e0a5dfb link

Haiku published in Brass Bell
Colourful haiku (bingo lights) published in Brass Bell, May 2017 issue.
http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/colorful-haiku.html link

Haiku included in Best of the Mainichi 2016
Haiku (old man's beard, sumo) featured in Best of Mainichi 2016
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170410/p2a/00m/0na/016000d link

Haiku published in Inner Voices
Haiku (tea party, Joshua tree) published in Inner Voices, part of International Women's Haiku Festival.
https://jenniferhambrick.com/2017/03/29/international-womens-haiku-festival-poems-by-tim-gardiner/ link

Haiku published in The Cicada's Cry
Haiku (silent movie) published in The Cicada's Cry Spring 2017.

Tanka prose published in Suspect Device
Tanka prose (Tandle Hill, 4 tanka) published in Suspect Device punk fanzine column.
http://suspectdevicehq.blogspot.co.uk/p/columns.html link

Haiku published in Eastern Daily Press
Haiku (Iken) published in Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times 'Heaven' supplement
18th September 2017.

Haiku published in Butterfly Dream Vol. III
Haiku (starling murmuration) published in Butterfly Dream Vol. III.
https://issuu.com/neverendingstoryhaikutanka/docs/volume_three link

Poem published in Salopeot
Poem (dark matter) published in Salopeot Issue 165.

Haiku published in Hedgerow
Haiku (ha-ha) published in Hedgerow, Issue 110.

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (forget-me-nots, platform light, shutter snow) and haibun (The Walls, 2 haiku) published
in Blithe Spirit 27.2.

Haibun published in Cattails
Haibun (the haikuist, 2 haiku) published in Cattails, April 2017 issue, Editor's Choice.
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails_APRIL2017_copy3.pdf link

Haiku published in Cattails
Haiku (goldeneye) published in Cattails, April 2017 issue, Editor's Choice.
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails_APRIL2017_copy3.pdf link

Haiku published in BHS anthology
Alfred Munnings haiku (whiteout) published in British Haiku Society 'Ekphrasis' anthology, 2017. 

Haiku published in Hedgerow
Haiku (rusted plough) published in Hedgerow, Issue 109.
https://hedgerowpoems.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/hedgerow-109.pdf link

Haiku published in The Mamba
Haiku (warthog, giraffes, savannah fire) published in The Mamba Issue 3 journal of the
Africa Haiku Network. https://africahaikunetwork.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/mamba-iii-final.pdf link

Poetry review
Feedback on childhood poem 'Bottles' in The Seventh Quarry.
https://poeticoxana.wordpress.com/2017/02/10/the-seventh-quarry-issue-24-summer-autumn-2016-and-my-poems/ link

Tanka published in Skylark
Tanka (Stone Mountain, Standing Rock) and 3 tanka pairs (with Alexandra Davis) published in Skylark 5.1.

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Five senryu (cheeseburger, basho's house, new year, leap second, jabba) published in Failed Haiku 2.14.
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue14.pdf link

Tanka prose published in Aldeburgh Gazette
Tanka prose (the moot mole cricket, 1 tanka) published in Aldeburgh Gazette No. 625.
http://www.southwoldpress.co.uk/aldgaz.pdf link

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (the secret chamber, 1 haiku) published in Contemporary Haibun Online 13.1.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages131/Gardiner_TheSecret.html link

Poem and haibun to be published in Colchester anthology
Poem (Friday Woods) and haibun (rope, 2 haiku) to be published in Colchester anthology.

Haiku published in Brass Bell
Haiku (arterial road) published in Brass Bell, February 2017 issue, based on events of 18th January, 2017.
http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/haiku-written-on-january-18-2017.html link

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (a letter from the butterfly garden, 2 tanka) published in Haibun Today 11.1.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht111/TP_Gardiner_ALetter.html link

Haiku published in Issa book
Haiku (world peace, dreams of Fuji) published in Write Like Issa: A Haiku How To.
https://www.createspace.com/6847811 link

Poem to be published in The Seventh Quarry
Poem (the haunted room) to be published in The Seventh Quarry February 2018 issue.

Tanka prose published in The Seventh Quarry
Tanka prose (rehab, 1 tanka) published in The Seventh Quarry Winter/Spring 2018 issue.

Haibun published in The Seventh Quarry
Haibun (bones, 2 haiku) published in The Seventh Quarry Winter/Spring 2018 issue.

Haiku published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haiku (bluebell) published in Akitsu Quarterly Spring 2017 issue.

Haiku published in the Financial Times
Workplace haiku (poet's day, emails) published in the Financial Times 9th October 2014
republished in Haiku in the Workplace 11th January 2017.
http://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/01/11/haiku-in-the-workplace-balancing-work-with-life/ link

Description of haiku
One word to describe haiku included on Daily Haiku.
https://charlottedigregorio.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/your-words-to-describe-haiku/ link

Tanka prose published in Ribbons
Tanka prose (the old seawall, 2 tanka) published in Ribbons 13.1
Journal of the Tanka Society of America.

Haiku published in Butterfly Dream
Haiku (winter rain, crane at dusk) translated into Chinese in Butterfly Dream.
http://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/butterfly-dream-winter-rain-haiku-by.html link

Tanka published in One Man's Maple Moon
Tanka (dark memorial) translated into Chinese in One Man's Maple Moon.

Haiku published in The Heron's Nest
Haiku (young coppice) published in The Heron's Nest 19.1.
http://www.theheronsnest.com/March2017/haiku-p9.html link

Tanka published in Ribbons
Tanka (paper crane) published in Ribbons 13.1, Journal of the Tanka Society of America.

Haiku published in The Mainichi, Japanese newspaper
Haiku (sumo) published in Japanese newspaper, The Mainichi, 29th December 2016
http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20161129/p2g/00m/0fe/096000c link

Haiku runner up
Haiku (wasp gall) selected as runner up for Museum of Haiku Literature Award, Blithe Spirit 26.4.

Tanka prose published in Essex anthology
Tanka prose (Wrabness, 4 tanka) published in Essex Belongs to Us anthology, 2017.

Haiku published in Wild Plum
Haiku (white horse) published in Wild Plum 3.1.
https://wildplumhaiku.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/wild-plum-spring-summer-2017.pdf link

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (grey plover, limpet) published in Presence 57.

Senryu published in Ink, Sweat & Tears
Senryu (Christmas Eve, high chair) published in Ink, Sweat & Tears.
http://www.inksweatandtears.co.uk/pages/?p=12898 link.

Haiku published in Brass Bell
Happiness haiku (robin) published in Brass Bell, January 2017.
http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/happiness-haiku.html link.

Poems for 2014-16
Poems 2014-16