Brad Bennett

Photo portrait of poet Brad Bennett

Brad Bennett is an award-winning haiku poet living in Arlington, Massachusetts. He has published more than seven hundred haiku in more than 40 online and print haiku journals, magazines, and anthologies. Brad has also published two collections of haiku with Red Moon Press (Winchester, VA). The first, a drop of pond, won a 2016 Touchstone Distinguished Book Award from The Haiku Foundation. The second, a turn in the river, was published in 2019. Brad’s individual poems have placed in more than 40 international haiku contests.

Brad has read his haiku at national and local poetry conferences and has led haiku walks for adults at various venues, including the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, Massachusetts and Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau. Brad has been an elementary school teacher for twenty-five years and has taught haiku and other poetry forms to kids during class poetry units and afterschool poetry clubs. He is a huge fan of our national parks and has visited about half of them.


Last updated: March 20, 2020

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