小城 小枝子（おぎ さえこ）
Was born in Tokyo. Graduated from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University.
Came to Australia and devoted herself to Japanese language teaching for twenty-five years.
Saeko resides in Canberra. She has been a member of the Araragi-ha Tanka Society, in Tsu, Japan since 2003.
Has published two collections of responsive tanka with Amelia Fielden: ‘Weaver Birds’ and ‘Words Flower.’
Has co-translated seven Tanka books into Japanese.
Saeko founded CJC (Canberra Japan Club) Bluebells Tanka Group in 2010 and facilitates the group.