Hoedemakers (1954) wrote and published poetry in a free style
before she became interested in haiku in about 1986. It was at
this time that she added haiku and senryu to her repertoire.
Jeanine has been a member of Haiku Kring Nederland (Haiku Circle
Netherlands) since 1986. Her haiku, written in Dutch, have been
published in haiku magazines Vuursteen (Flint), Kortheidshalve
(For brevity's sake), and some other publications. She has also
had work appear, in English, in frogpond. Individual volumes
in Dutch include Onzichtbare tastbaarheid (Invisible tangibility,
1985), Het meer van minder (The less of more, 1986; contains
a few haiku and senryu), Spiegel van zelfbehoud (Mirror
of self-preservation, 1988), Het zandpad van verwachting
(The sandy path of expectation, 1991), De beste plaats is
steeds bezet (The best seat is always taken, 1994; contains
a few haiku and senryu), Tot bewegen aangezet (Spurred
on to move, 1997; contains haiku and senryu).