John J. Han (Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln) is Professor of English and Creative Writing
at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, where he serves as editor of Cantos: A Literary and Arts Journal.
An award-winning poet, he has authored three haiku volumes: Little Guy Haiku, Chopsticks and Fork,
and Thunder Thighs. His poems have also appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies worldwide,
including the Asahi Haikuist Network, Cave Region Review, Elder Mountain, Frogpond, Geppo, Intégrité,
The Laurel Review, the Mainichi Daily News, Mariposa, Prune Juice, Simply Haiku, South by Southeast,
Steinbeck Studies, Taj Mahal Review, and Wilderness. Simply Haiku selected him as the world's sixth-best
English-language haiku poet for the year 2011, and Cave Region Review honored him as Featured Poet for its 2012 volume.