Philip Rowland

PR with flowers(adjust)Born in south-west London in 1970, Philip Rowland is a long-time resident of Tokyo, where he works as a professor of English. He holds degrees from the universities of Glasgow and London, with a doctorate in American poetic modernism, and has published widely on contemporary short-form poetics. He has previously published two volumes of short poems and haiku – together still (Hub Editions, 2004) and before music (Red Moon Press, 2012) – and two pamphlets: where rungs were (Noon Press, 2007) and someone one once ran away with (Longhouse, 2009). He is the founding editor of NOON: journal of the short poem, and co-editor, with Jim Kacian and Allan Burns, of the anthology Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (Norton, 2013).

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