JODIE HAWTHORNE, AU
Jodie Hawthorne grew up on Tasmania's northwest coast. After spending more than a decade living, studying and working in Asia, mainly in China and Tibet, she has settled back in Tasmania. Jodie has a BA in Chinese Mandarin and a Graduate Diploma in Folklore Studies. She dabbles in various mediums including ink, oil pastel, installation and photography. Her poetry has been widely published. In 2007 a collection of her haiku, Watching Pilgrims Watching Me was published by Pardalote Press, Tasmania. These haiga incorporate haiku from that collection.