Jasminka Nadaskic Djordjevic was
born in 1958 in Smederevo, Yugoslavia. She is an electrical engineer,
a computer specialist, and is now teacher of computers and informatics.
writes classical poetry and haiku and has five poetry books published. Her poetry
is published in many magazines, collections and anthologies, in Serbia & Montenegro
and abroad (Japan, USA, England, Slovenia, Netherlands, India, Croatia, Romania,
Canada, Czech) including the following international magazines: Blithe Spirit,
Mainichi Daily News, Modern Haiku, Point Judith Light, The Heron's Nest, Ginyu,
Ko, Haiku Canada Newsletter, Woodpecker, In Buddha's Temple, Letni casi, Ehime,
Haiku, Poets International, Seagull; and the following national magazines:
Haiku moment, Haiku novine, Haiku informer, Haiku pismo, Listak, Paun, Maslacak,
Osvit, Vesnik, Haiku moment info, Ljubicica, Lotos, Gradina, Krovovi, Nas Glas,
Sartid, Lotos, Pomak, Leptir.
Her work appears on more
then 40 Internet web sites (The Heron's Nest, Mainichi Daily News, Asahi Haikuist
Network, World Haiku Review, Poetry In The Light, Aozora haiku, Temps Libres/Free
Times, Shiki Haiku Salon, Digital Haiga Gallery (See Haiku Here), Suien, Borders&Time
(Moments), Haiku Cycles, Haiku Harvest, World Tempos Journal, Ginyu, Haijinx,
Carpe Diem, Electronic Poetry Network - Poem of the Day, Tinywords, Buddha's Temple,
Nature Haiku Wall, Autumn Leaves, Haikumania, AHA!Poetry, Inter Arts)
She is also an art photographer,
and has taken part in more then 100 group and 5 independent photo exhibitions.
Her photo-works have earned a great number of awards.
She won eight international
haiku awards: Nyuusen (Third Prize) on Kusamakura Kumamoto Competition 2001; Merit
award on 14th Itoen 2003; Second Award and Honorable Mention on Mainichi Daily
News Annual Selection for 2000 and 1998; Honorable Mention on The Mainichi
Haiku Contest 2002; Runners-up on JSWE Competition 2001; Honorable Mention on
HIA Competition 2001; Golden Star on Toast Point Contest 1998 .