Dr. Igor A. Bagrov is a prominent American translator of fiction from/into English with over twenty five books translated and published in Europe and the USA. Currently, Dr. Igor A. Bagrov is staying in Taiwan, teaching US and European literatures and Creative Writing at various universities. As a writer, Dr. Bagrov has authored six books of fiction (all published with Xlibris)."The Haiku Inspiration" is his seventh book that contains the author's original pieces of traditional Japanese poetry (haiku or hokku) in English, made in elaborate English calligraphy, in keeping with the latest line in book publishing Dr. Bagrov introduced in 2011 with his "ABC of WISDOM”, i.e. hand-written books.