In Memoriam William J. Higginson

Haijin William J. Higginson passed away on 11th October 2008


News has been received that William J. Higginson passed away on Saturday 11th October 2008.  William Higginson was a distinguished  haijin and phenomenal Haiku scholar best known as the author of the classic learner's haiku book (highly recommended), "The Haiku Handbook: How to Write, Share and Teach Haiku".  You may read more about the life and legacy of this great haijin and teacher of haiku at:



His personal website:



A few tributes and announcements of his passing: