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Dietmar Tauchner

Dietmar Tauchner, born in 1972 in Austria, lives & works in Puchberg & Vienna, as social-worker, author and passionate traveller and trekker & yoga teacher.  

His work has been published in various magazines & anthologies worldwide, as "Haiku in English - The First Hundred Years", W. W. Norton, 2013.

"Nachtnautik" - Chapbook, Taipan, Vienna, 2009.
"As far as I can" - Haiku, Red Moon, Winchester, 2010.
"Steg zu den Sternen"- Wiesenburg, Schweinfurt, 2012.
"Noise of Our Origin" - Red Moon, Winchester, 2013
"Invisible Tracks" - Red Moon, Winchester, 2015.

"Schnee" - Audio Book, Mokshamusic, 2011.

He received some awards as the Grand Prize (Taisho) at the international Kusamakura Haiku Competion in Kumamoto, Japan, in 2013; the First Prize at the International Haiku Contest Ludbreg in Croatia in 2004, and the Third Prize at the Kusamakura International Haiku Competition in 2005, 2009 & 2010, the Second Prize (tokusen) in 2011 and 2012; 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. Member of the RMA Editorial Team.