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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, gogyoshi, renku, senryu, tanka, tankart, 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-)
Editorial team, Grazing Special Issue, Journal of Orthoptera Research (2018)
Editorial team, Tanka Prose Section, Haibun Today (2018-)
Guest editor, Cattails Youth Corner (2019)
Chairman, Essex Branch of the British Naturalists' Association (2019-)
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
Recipient of Albert Nelson Marquis Award (2018) for Lifetime Achievement
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-)
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 (2017-18)
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 (2015-18)
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)
Judges' Favourite, 6th Golden Triangle Haiku Competition (2019)
Haiku in Japanese newspapers Asahi Shimbun (2015), Mainichi Shimbun (2015-17)
Added to Haiku Foundation's Haiku Registry (2018)
Haiku translated into Bulgarian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Russian
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 (116)
Poems published (or accepted) in Acorn, Aldeburgh Gazette, A Hundred Gourds, Akitsu Quarterly, Asahi Shimbun (Japanese newspaper), Atlas Poetica, Bleached Butterfly, Blithe Spirit, Bottle Rockets, Brass Bell, 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, Ginyu, Golden Triangle, Great Yarmouth Mercury, Haibun Today, Haiku Journal, Haiku Pea, 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, Parkrun News (Clacton, Colchester Castle, Gt. Dunmow, Highwoods, Mersea, Moors Valley, Mulbarton), 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, Seashores, Skylark, Spillwords, Sonic Boom, Suspect Device (punk fanzine), Taj Mahal Review, Tanka Café, Tanka Journal, Ten Word Journal, The Haibun 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, The Weekly Creative, Three Drops from a Cauldron, Three Line Poetry, Troutswirl, Twelve Rivers, Under The Basho, UFO Gigolo, VerseWrights, Visual Verse, Wales Haiku Journal, White Admiral, World Haiku, Wild Lilacs, Wild Plum, Words Down The Line, World Haiku Review and Zoomorphic.

Poetry anthologies/books/collections (poems in brackets) published and forthcoming (63)
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 2018), 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), The Arithmetic of Sparrows (railroad worm 2018), Paper Silhouettes (Elizabeth 2018), Debris (Ripples & Reflections 2018), Scryptic: Best of 2017-2018 (the witches' tree 2018), The Creel (Judas Gap, eels 2018), Its Own Place (Judas Gap, on the edge, cormorants tack), Wild (fell breeze 2018), One Man's Maple Moon Vol. IV (war memorial 2018), Horizon (wind chimes 2018), Of Love and War (comic 2018), Accidents of Light (trigger's broom, old lace 2019), Living Haiku Anthology (various 2019), Aging in Haiku (old man's beard, greyhound, cicada), BHS Conference Anthology (breakwater), Living Senryu Anthology (various 2019), BHS Anthology (thistledown), WHA Conference Anthology (various), Saijiki (various), Haiku Anthology Vol. 5 (various), Witchfinder Trail (Elizabeth), Haiku About Living Creatures (ashes to ashes 2018)

Prose (short stories, haibun/tanka prose, journal in brackets) published and forthcoming (152)
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 2018), 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 2018), From Tokyo with Tanka (Country-Side 2018), Florence (Ribbons 2018), Ticket 250654 (Blithe Spirit 2018), Half a Person (Blithe Spirit 2018), Bombus (Blithe Spirit 2018), Debris (Twelve Rivers 2018), 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 2018), The Skeleton Overlord (The Other Bunny 2018), The Count of Carfax (Scifaikuest), To S.F. (Chanokeburi 2018), Reunion (Skylark 2018), Sanctuary (Cattails 2018), Turning Japanese Part 1. Modern Haiku (Twelve Rivers 2018), The Big T (Cicatrice 2018), Judas Gap (The Creel 2018), Refurb (Haibun Today 2018), Wine Rack (Blithe Spirit 2018), Meerkat (Presence), Boggis Electrical (Contemporary Haibun Online 2018), Metrosexual (Scryptic 2018), The Ghost Gang (Scryptic 2018), Boudica's Bones (The Weekly Creative 2018), Judas Gap (Its Own Place), The Seventh Floor (The Weekly Creative 2018), Seven Wonders of the Shotley Peninsula (The Weekly Creative 2018), Ghosts (Le Lumachine 2018), Mister Wright (The Weekly Creative 2018), Ascension (Akitsu Quarterly 2018), Breckland Bucks (Akitsu Quarterly 2018), On The Shelf (Haibun Today 2018), Hazard (KYSO Flash 2018), Old Lace (KYSO Flash 2018), Ciao Ciao (Memoirs of a Geisha 2018), Shortcut (Hedgerow 2018), The Warlock and the Witchfinder (Three Drops from a Cauldron 2019), Dolphins Don't Lie (Haibun Today 2018), Long Hot Summer (The Weekly Creative 2018), Mousehold (Ephemerae 2018), Bespoke (Memoirs of a Geisha 2018), 12 haibun (The Flintknapper's Ghost 2018), A12 (Under the Basho 2018), Barry White is Dead (Contemporary Haibun Online 2018), The Pacer (Parkrun News 2018), Oulton John (Spillwords 2018), Brightworthy Barrow (Ribbons 2018), The Hermit (Ephemerae 2018), Sister of Mercy (Ephemerae 2018), Well Worn (Suspect Device 2018), Sandboy (Blithe Spirit 2018), Matsushima (Spillwords 2018), Turning Japanese Part 2. Senryu (Twelve Rivers 2018), Turning Japanese Part 3. Haibun (Twelve Rivers), Sliding Doors (Twelve Rivers), Nirvana (Twelve Rivers), Hollow (Haibun Today 2019), Ever Fallen (Suspect Device 2018), Lost Boys (Haibun Today 2019), The Mask of Matsushima (Scryptic 2018), Unknown (Catton Parkrun 2019), Ashby Dell (Blithe Spirit 2019), Louise (Prune Juice 2019), Defib (Spillwords 2019), Turning Back the Townhall Clock (Presence), Old Sparky (Cattails), The Entertainer (Contemporary Haibun Online 2019), Ready to Go (Spillwords 2019), Balrog for Breakfast (Country-Side 2019), Lazarus Heart (The Haibun Journal), Silent Running (Skylark), A Game of Two Halves (Spillwords 2019), Flyby (Failed Haiku), Double Dip (Spillwords), Second Sunset (Prune Juice), Telstar (Haibun Today), Get Gardner (Bleached Butterfly), DAFOR (Failed Haiku), Strawberry Field (Failed Haiku)

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 (2016-18)
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)
Spirit of the Stour Festival (2017), hosted poetry evening
Brandon Fire and Flint Festival (2017)
Museums at Night Festival (2018), lead host of women's poetry evening at Munnings Museum
River Stour Festival (2018), poet in residence for Munnings Museum and exhibition.
WrabFest (2018), hosted children's bug activities as Dr. Grasshopper
Arlingtons Poetry Café (Ipswich), Browsers (Woodbridge), Felixstowe Café Poets, Peninsula Poetry, Poetry Plus, Wivenhoe, Poetree Walks, reader (2014-)

Books and poetry collections

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. Orthoptera Response to Grazing (co-editor). (2018). The Orthopterists' Society.
https://jor.pensoft.net/issue/1142/ link
12. The Flintknapper's Ghost. (2018). Alba Publishing.
http://www.albapublishing.com/ link
13. The Pin Mill Pirates (2018). Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
http://pinmillpirates.blogspot.co.uk/ link
14. the sky, taken away. (2019). Yavanika Press.
https://yavanikapress.wixsite.com/home link
15. The Poets of Witch County. (forthcoming). Munnings Museum.
16. Hillsides and High Tides (forthcoming). Skylark Publishing.
17. The Mask of Matsushima (forthcoming).

Poetry and fiction news

Haibun to be published (1220)
Haibun (DAFOR, Strawberry Field, 3 haiku, 1 tanka) to be published in Failed Haiku.

Haibun to be published
Haibun (Get Gardner, 3 haiku) to be published in Bleached Butterfly.

Haiku to be published
Haiku to be published in Akitsu Quarterly Fall 2019 (moon suits, moor-grass, summit bell).

Haiku to be published
Haiku to be published in Saijiki Vol. 1 (Spring) and Haiku Anthology Vol. 5 (10 haiku).

Tanka prose published
Tanka prose (Telstar, 3 tanka) published in Haibun Today Issue 13.2.

Tanka published in Highwoods parkrun report #9
Tanka (heartbreak hill) published in Highwoods run report.
https://www.parkrun.org.uk/highwoods/news/2019/04/29/visit-from-parkrun-poet/ link

Haibun to be published
Haibun (Second Sunset, 1 haiku) to be published in Prune Juice.

Haibun published
Haibun (Double Dip) about Witch Finder Trail running race published in Spillwords (11 haiku).
https://spillwords.com/double-dip/ link

Haibun published
Haibun (Flyby) published in Failed Haiku (2 senryu).

Haiku published in Great Dunmow parkrun report #53
Two crayfish haiku (running river, dry river) published in Great Dunmow parkrun run report. https://www.parkrun.org.uk/greatdunmow/news/2019/04/08/event-52-6th-april-2019/ link

Haiku to be published in Ginyu
Haiku to be published in Ginyu (11 haiku).

Poem published in Moors Valley parkrun report #176
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/moorsvalley/news/2019/04/01/moors-valley-parkrun-176-the-big-wig-run/ link

Haiku to be published in World Haiku Anthology
Haiku to be published in WHA Conference Anthology 2019 (15 unpublished haiku, 20 in total).

Haiku to be published in World Haiku Journal
Haiku to be published in World Haiku (2 unpublished haiku, 10 in total).

Poems and prose for Yarmouth Rows Project
Haiku (7 poems) and a haibun (The Troll Cart, 4 haiku) to be part of Rows project.

Poems and prose for Lowestoft Scores Project
Haiku (14 poems) and a haibun (Settling Old Scores, 3 haiku) to be part of Scores project.

Haibun published in Spillwords
Norwich City FC haibun (A Game of Two Halves, 2 haiku) published in Spillwords, March 8 2019.
https://spillwords.com/a-game-of-two-halves/ link

Haiku published in Clacton parkrun report #122
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/clactonseafront/news/2019/03/19/event-number-122-the-windy-one/ link

Haiku to be published in BHS 2019 Anthology
Haiku to be published in BHS Anthology (thistledown).

Tanka prose to be published
Tanka prose (Silent Running) to be published in Skylark, Issue 7.1, Summer 2019.

Haiku selected in Golden Triangle Competition
Haiku (maple leaf) selected as a judges favourite and displayed along sidewalks in Washington DC as part of the 6th Golden Triangle Haiku Competition, 2019.
https://goldentriangledc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/ link

Haibun to be published
Haibun (Lazarus Heart) to be published in The Haibun Journal, Issue 1.1.

Haiku published in Under the Basho
Haiku (shortest day, father's grave, noon-flower, paradise beach, mayfly, bullet train) published in Under the Basho, 2019.

Haiku to be published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (prayer board, caged orchid, paradise beach) to be published in Blithe Spirit.

Haiku published in Seashores
Haiku (cornice snow) published in Seashores Issue 2, April 2019.

Haiku to be published in Countryside
Tolkien Trail haiku sequence (23 haiku) to be published in Countryside.

Haibun published in Spillwords
Haibun (Ready to Go, 2 haiku) published in Spillwords, March 8 2019.
https://spillwords.com/ready-to-go/ link

Haiku published in Colchester parkrun report #110
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/colchestercastle/news/2019/02/26/colchester-castle-parkrun-event-number-310-23rd-february-2019/ link

Haibun published
Haibun (The Entertainer) published in Contemporary Haibun Online 15.1, April 2019.
https://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages151/Gardiner_TheEntertainer.html link

Haibun to be published
Haibun (Old Sparky) to be published in Cattails.

Haiku essay to be published in Presence
Haiku essay (turning back the townhall clock, 1 unpublished haiku) to be published in Presence.

Senryu published in Failed Haiku
Senryu (fistful of medals, personal best, geography teacher) published in Failed Haiku Issue 38, Feb 2019.

Haiku to be published in Conference Anthology
Haiku to be published in BHS Conference Anthology (breakwater).

Haibun published in Spillwords
Haibun (defib) published in Spillwords, February 10, 2019.
http://spillwords.com/defib/ link

Haibun published in Prune Juice
Haibun (Louise) and senryu (Freudian slip, sermon, ghostwriter) published in Prune Juice Iss. 27, March 19.

Haiku published in Acorn and Parkrun news
Haiku (photobomb, window steam) published in Acorn Issue 42 and Mulbarton Parkrun Run Report.
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/mulbarton/news/2019/01/26/mulbarton-parkrun-289/ link

Haibun published in Blithe Spirit
Haibun (Ashby Dell) published in Blithe Spirit Issue 29.1, 2019.

Haiku published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haiku (moon halo, straw stack) published in Akitsu Quarterly, Summer 2019.

Haiku to be published in Aging anthology
Haiku (cicada, greyhound, old man's beard) to be published in Aging in Haiku anthology.

Poems published by parkruns
Haibun (unknown) and tanka (Brythnoth, seeing double) featured by parkruns (Catton and Maldon Prom) 2019.

Haibun published in KYSO anthology
Haibun (trigger's broom, old lace) published in Accidents of Light anthology 2019.

Haiku published in Taj Mahal Review
Haiku (mockingbird, bridge shadow, rock relief, kingfisher) published in Taj Mahal Review #17.2.

Haibun published in Scryptic
Haibun (The Mask of Matsushima, 20 haiku) published in Scryptic #2.4.

Haibun published in Haibun Today
Haibun (Lost Boys) published in Haibun Today Issue 13.1, March 2019.

Tanka published in Le Lumachine
Tanka (gray horse, reaper, river rock) published in Le Lumachine #31, December 2018.

Haibun published in Suspect Device
Haibun (Ever Fallen) published in Suspect Device punk fanzine.
http://suspectdevicehq.blogspot.com/p/columns.html link

Haiku published in Parkrun News
Haiku (seawall soldiers) published in Parkrun News (Mersea Parkrun #102).
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/merseaisland/news/2018/12/10/mersea-island-parkrun-event-102-08-december-2018/?fbclid=IwAR2WfgT7idoD8yBzvlsgRxa_f2V7KrTLZt_AZYEVvO35WiwFBAkSmgZWdV4 link

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (wildlife reserve, tourist bus) published in Blithe Spirit Issue 29.1, 2019.

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (hollow) published in Haibun Today Issue 13.1, March 2019.

Haibun published in Twelve Rivers
Haibun (sliding doors 2 haiku, Nirvana 1 haiku) published in Twelve Rivers.

Senryu published in Twelve Rivers
Senryu (hate) published in Twelve Rivers #9.2.

Haiku published in Spillwords
Haiku (Zu-ganji) published in Spillwords.
http://spillwords.com/zuigan-ji/ link

Haibun published in Spillwords
Haibun (Matsushima, 4 haiku) published in Spillwords Halloween Special.
https://spillwords.com/matsushima/ link

Haibun published in Blithe Spirit
Haibun (sandboy) published in Blithe Spirit #28.4.

Haibun and haiku published in Ephemerae
Haibun (the hermit, sister of mercy 2 haiku) & haiku (fledgling, driving rain) published in Ephemerae 1 C.

Haibun published in Suspect Device
Haibun (Well Worn) published in Suspect Device punk fanzine.
http://suspectdevicehq.blogspot.com/p/columns.html link

Tanka prose published in Ribbons
Tanka prose (Brightworthy Barrow) published in Ribbons #14.3.

Haibun published in Spillwords
Haibun (Oulton John, 4 haiku) published in Spillwords.
http://spillwords.com/oulton-john/ link

Tanka published in Parkrun News
Tanka (pillbox) published in Parkrun News (Mersea Parkrun #89).
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/merseaisland/news/2018/09/11/mersea-island-parkrun-event-89-08-september-2018/ link

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (toadflax) published in Presence, Issue 62.

Tanka published in TSA Anthology
Tanka (comic) published in Tanka Society of America Anthology, Of Love and War.

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (thundercloud, abstract art, Bermuda Triangle) published in Blithe Spirit #28.4

Haibun published in Parkrun News
Haibun (The Pacer) published in Parkrun News (Moors Valley Parkrun #145).
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/moorsvalley/news/2018/08/30/821/ link

Haiku published in Wales Haiku Journal
Haiku (winter gale) published in Wales Haiku Journal.
https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/summer-2018 link

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (Barry White is Dead) published in Contemporary Haibun Online Issue 14.3.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages143/Gardiner_Barry.html link

Haiku published in Spillwords
Haiku (smoke rings) published in Spillwords.
http://spillwords.com/smoke-rings/ link

Haibun published in Under the Basho
Haibun (A12) published in Under the Basho 2018.
https://www.underthebasho.com/utb-2018/haibun/2291-a12.html link

Haiku published in The Flintknapper's Ghost
Haiku (22 unpublished haiku in haibun) published in haibun collection.

Haiku published in Acorn
Haiku (rain shadow) published in Acorn Issue 41.

Haibun published in Memoirs of a Geisha
Haibun (bespoke, 2 haiku) published and translated into Italian in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2018/07/26/tim-gardiner-haibun-2/ link

Haibun and haiku published in Ephemerae
Haibun (Mousehold) and haiku (rain check) published in Ephemerae 1 B.

Haibun published in The Weekly Creative
Haibun (long hot summer) published in The Weekly Creative.
https://theweeklyc.wixsite.com/theweeklycreative/tim-s-output link

Haibun published in Haibun Today
Haibun (dolphins don't lie) published in Haibun Today Issue 12.3.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht123/H_Gardiner_Dolphins.html link

Haibun published in Three Drops from a Cauldron
Haibun (the warlock and the witchfinder, 6 haiku) published in Three Drops from a Cauldron Iss 25, 2019.

Cherita published in The Cherita
Cherita (The Mayflower Line) published in The Cherita Issue 2.2.

Haibun published in Hedgerow
Haibun (shortcut) published in Hedgerow Issue 24.

Haibun published in Memoirs of a Geisha
World Cup haibun (Ciao Ciao, 2 haiku) published in Memoirs of a Geisha.
https://eueufemia.wordpress.com/2018/06/27/tim-gardiner-haibun/ link

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit 28.3
Haiku (bed bug, deserted halt) published in Blithe Spirit 28.3.

Haibun published in KYSO Flash
Haibun (hazard, old lace) published in KYSO Flash, Issue 10.
http://www.kysoflash.com/Issue10/GardinerHazard.aspx link

Tanka prose published in Haibun Today
Tanka prose (on the shelf, 2 tanka) published in Haibun Today Issue 12.3.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht123/TP_Gardiner_OntheShelf.html link

Haiku published in Horizon
Haiku (wind chimes) published in Horizon anthology, 2018.

Haibun published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haibun (ascension, Breckland bucks 2 haiku) published in Akitsu Quarterly Fall 2018.

Haibun published in The Weekly Creative
Haibun (Mister Wright, 4 haiku) published in The Weekly Creative.
https://theweeklyc.wixsite.com/theweeklycreative/tim-s-output link

Haibun published in Le Lumachine
Haibun (ghosts) published in Le Lumachine No. 28, translated into Italian.

Haiku published in Poetry Pea
Haiku (sand hill) published in Poetry Pea podcast.
http://poetrypea.com/week-28-the-haiku-chronicle-podcast-memories/ link

Haibun published in The Weekly Creative
Haibun (seven wonders of the Shotley Peninsula, 7 haiku) published in The Weekly Creative.
https://theweeklyc.wixsite.com/theweeklycreative/tim-s-output link

Haiku published in BHS Anthology
Haiku (fell breeze) published in Wild, the British Haiku Society Anthology 2018.

Haibun published in The Weekly Creative
Haibun (the seventh floor) published in The Weekly Creative.
https://theweeklyc.wixsite.com/theweeklycreative/tim-s-output link

Tanka to be published in Its Own Place Anthology
Tanka prose (Judas Gap, 2 tanka) and tanka (on the edge, cormorants) to be published in Its Own Place.

Haibun published in The Weekly Creative
Haibun (Boudica's Bones, 2 haiku) published in The Weekly Creative.
https://theweeklyc.wixsite.com/theweeklycreative/tim-s-output link

Haibun and tanka prose published in Scryptic
Haibun (the ghost gang, 4 haiku) and tanka prose (metrosexual) published in Scryptic Issue 2.1.

Haibun published in Contemporary Haibun Online
Haibun (Boggis Electrical, 4 haiku) published in Contemporary Haibun Online Issue 14.2.
http://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/pages142/Gardiner_Boggis.html link

Haiku published in Presence
Haiku (Loch Ness) published in Presence Issue 61.

Haibun published in Presence
Haibun (meerkat) published in Presence Issue 61.

Haibun published in Blithe Spirit
Haibun (the wine rack, 2 haiku) published in Blithe Spirit Issue 28.2.

Haibun published in Haibun Today
Haibun (refurb) published in Haibun Today Issue 12.2.
http://haibuntoday.com/ht122/H_Gardiner_Refurb.html link

Poems published in Eel anthology
Haibun (Judas Gap) and cherita (full of eels) published in The Creel, an 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 published in Ribbons
Tanka (punch and judy) published in Ribbons 14.2.

Haibun featured by Cicatrice
Haibun (the big T, 3 haiku) featured by Cicatrice Journal on 24 Hour Inspired radio show.
https://www.mixcloud.com/24HrInspire/thurs-5-6pm-cicatrice-rebecca-sandeman-and-sam-kendall/ link

Haiku published in Blithe Spirit
Haiku (sea otter, Mary Celeste, salt marsh snow) published Blithe Spirit, Issue 28.2.

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

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 published in Akitsu Quarterly
Haiku (forest dawn, warlock hill) 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 published in Skylark
Tankart (tanka poet) published in Skylark, Winter 2018.

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

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 published in Hedgerow
Haiku (rip tide) published in Hedgerow Issue 123.

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 published in Skylark
Alfred Munnings tanka (gray horse, last light) published in Skylark 6.1.

Tanka prose published in Skylark
Tanka prose (reunion) published in Skylark 6.1.

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

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

Haibun published in The Other Bunny
Haibun (the skeleton overlord, 4 haiku) published in The Other Bunny.
https://theotherbunny.blog/2018/04/30/the-skeleton-overlord/ link

Haibun published in The Other Bunny
Haibun (ice queen, 2 haiku) published in The Other Bunny.
https://theotherbunny.blog/2018/05/07/ice-queen/ link

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 published in Acorn
Haiku (fireflies) published in Acorn Issue 40.

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

Tanka prose published in Country-Side
Tanka prose (From Tokyo with Tanka, 10 tanka) published in Country-Side magazine, Vol 34, No. 8.

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
http://poetrypea.com/week-24-the-guest-haiku-from-dr-tim-gardiner/ link
http://poetrypea.com/week-47-sabi/ 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.

Haibun published in Suspect Device
Haibun (down by the jetty, 2 haiku) published in Suspect Device online column.
http://suspectdevicehq.blogspot.co.uk/p/columns.html link

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

Poems for 2014-17
resource/2014-17-Published-Poems.pdf