Michael McClintock was born in 1950 in Los Angeles, California. He resides in South Pasadena, California. He was educated at Occidental College and the University of Southern California, specializing in English and American Literature, Asian Studies, and Information Sciences. He served as Assistant Editor of Haiku Highlights in the late '60s; Associate Editor of Modern Haiku in the early '70s; edited Seer Ox: American Senryu Magazine, and the American Haiku Poets Series, 1972-1976.
Michael is principal Librarian and Administrator for the County of Los Angeles Public Library (current). Collections of haiku, senryu, tanka, and related poetry include Light Run (Shiloh, 1971), Man With No Face (Shelters Press, 1974), Maya: Selected Poems (Seer Ox, 1976). His work has been broadly anthologized, including in each of the three editions of The Haiku Anthology, edited by Cor van den Heuvel (1974, 1986, 1999).
2003/2004 Simply Haiku