in Tokyo, Japan in 1956. Received an M.A. in English Literature
at Meiji-Gakuin University Graduate School. Started to write
haiku in his college years under the guidance of Shigenobu Takayanagi.
Current Positions: A contributor to Ginyu and Mitei
and a member of Modern Haiku Association; Associate Professor
of English at Tokyo Denki University and from April 2001 a Visiting
Research Fellow at University of London.
publications include his haiku collection: Là-bas
(2001). Also, his haiku has appeared in Haiku of Postwar Generation
(1988); Haiku in Drawing (1988); A Guide to Haiku in
the 21st Century (1997); Haiku Troubadours 2000 (2000),