the holocaust of dreams
old city walls
we are shadows
the gene pool
Notes from the Gean, 2/4, March 2011
Dietmar Tauchner, born in 1972 in Austria, lives and works in Puchberg and Vienna, as social-worker, author and passionate traveller and trekker. His work has been published in various magazines and anthologies worldwide. He received some awards as the First Price at the International Haiku Contest Ludbreg in Croatia in 2004, and the Third Prize at the Kusamakura International Haiku Competition 2005, 2009 and 2010, the Naji Naaman "Creativity Prize" in Lebanon 2009 as well as twice the "Scorpion Prize" for the best haiku published in Roadrunner and the First Price of the Haiku International Association (HIA) in Tokyo 2008 . He attended the First and the Second European Haiku Conference, The Haiku North America Conference in 2005, as well as the World Haiku Association Conference 2009 in Lituania, where he held lectures and readings. Co-Director of four short haiku films. He is editor of the Austrian based international haiku webmagazine "Chrysanthemum".