About the Poet:
Jeffrey Winke is the co-editor of the first small press North American haiku anthology, the Third Coast Haiku Anthology, which was published in 1977.
He is the former associate editor of “Modern Haiku,” considered by Tokyo’s Museum of Haiku to be the best English-language haiku journal.
Jeffrey has been writing haiku for over 30 years. His most recent book, What's Not There: Selected Haiku of Jeffrey Winke
is a 2003 Merit Book Award winner. His motion graphics haiku collection called Chances can be viewed at
and has been designated a “Cool Website.” Jeff’s art/word show entitled “Daydreams & Dark Visions: Pages from an Electric Daybook,“
which displays brief essays combined with found art, recently finished a run at the Green Dragon Freedom Cafe gallery in Milwaukee, Wis.
Jeffrey lives and works in Milwaukee. He is an industrial writer, PR counselor and editor of company-sponsored magazines for Caterpillar,
Trimble Engineering & Construction, and Snap-on Tools. He is also an adjunct professor at the Milwaukee Center of Upper
Iowa University where he teaches undergraduate poetry, communication and business courses.