As of May 16, 2017

CALENDAR OF CONFERENCES AND OTHER HAIKU GATHERINGS

CONTEST ENTRY, PUBLICATION SUBMITTAL, AND OTHER DEADLINES

*        Please send corrections and additions to Billie Wilson – akwilsons [at] gci [dot] net

 

ALSO: Be sure to visit The Haiku Foundation Forum's Haiku News Bulletin Board where new items are posted almost daily.

 

 

Date of Event or Entry & Submittal Deadlines

(Deadlines are In-hand unless noted other- wise at official source)

EVENT

Always verify items of interest with the official source as things do change and last year's information may no longer apply.

 

We try to keep this calendar current and correct, and hope you will help us do that.

 

 

 

Enjoy: Mann Library (Cornell University) Daily Haiku (with complete archives)

 

 

 

 

Enjoy: Haiku Chronicles Podcasts

 

 

 

NEWS:  New website for the Australian Haiku Society

 

 

No deadline indicated

Submissions: Ashai Haikuists Network (Japan), online

 

 

Submissions (British Haiku Society members only): Blithe Spirit (UK), quarterly print

 

 

Submissions: Ginyu, print (Japan)

 

 

Submissions:  Haiku Canada Sheets [Members only]

 

 

Submissions: Haiku News, online

 

 

Submissions:  Haiku Reality / Stvarnost

 

 

Submissions: Haiku Spirit, online (Ireland)

 

 

Submissions: Ink Sweat & Tears (Britain), online

 

 

Submissions:  Lilliput Review [quarterly, print]

 

 

Submissions:  Living Haiku Anthology [online]

 

 

Submissions: Living Senryu Anthology [online]

 

 

Submissions: Mainichi Daily News (Japan)

 

 

Submissions: paper wasp (Australia), print

 

 

Submissions: Presence, print (UK)

 

 

Submissions: Ray's Web: Haiku, Tanka, and Photography About Aging

 

 

Submissions:  Ray's Web:  Haiku, Tanka, and Photography about Romance in Later Life

 

 

Submissions: Romance Under a Waning Moon

 

 

Submissions: World Haiku Review online

 

Dates, etc. may have changed; always verify information of interest with the official source

 

 

January 1

Reading period begins for spring issue: Acorn print

 

 

Membership renewals due: Haiku Poets of Northern California (HPNC) 

 

January 9, 2017

Entry Period Begins: The Golden Haiku Contest

Results [click on image and scroll to see all]

 

January 9, 2017

Entries: 6th Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest

 

January 15

Choose your favorites for The Annual Heron's Nest Readers' Choice Awards

 

 

Submission period ends for February issue of The Mamba [Africa-themed haiku only – scroll to end of journal for submission guidelines

 

January 30

Submissions for March issue: Haibun Today, quarterly/online

 

January 31

 

Entries:  Haiku Poets of Northern California - Rengay

Results: Previous Years

 

 

Submissions: Haiku Canada Annual Members' Anthology [Members only]

 

 

Submissions: Shamrock Haiku Journal, online

 

 

Entries: Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar Competition

Results including previous years

 

 

Membership renewals due: Haiku Canada

 

 

Entries:  The British Haiku Awards

Results 2016

 

 

Entry period ends: Annual Genjuan International Haibun Contest

Results 2016 and previous years

 

February 1

Participate ALL OF FEBRUARY:  National Haiku Writing Month [NaHaiWriMo]

 

 

Submission period begins (one month only): tinywords

 

 

Entry period begins: Sharpening the Green Pencil

Results

 

 

Submission period begins: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Entries: The Haiku Canada Betty Drevniok Award

Results previous years

 

 

Submission period for March issue begins (one month only): Daily Haiku (Canada), online with print version

 

 

Submissions spring/summer issue (Tanka Canada members only): Gusts, print

 

 

Submissions for March issue: Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka

 

February 6, 2017

Entry Period Ends: The Golden Haiku Contest

 

February 15, 2017

NEW DEADLINE

Entries:  Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

February 28

Entry period ends: Sharpening of the Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2017

Results

 

 

Reading period ends for spring issue: Acorn print

 

 

Submission period ends: Daily Haiku (Canada), online with print version

 

 

Submissions for spring issue: Chrysanthemum online English/German

 

 

Entries: Haiku Society of America Lionel Einbond Renku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries: Annual ITO EN Oi Ocha Haiku Contest

Results   2016 = Previous Years: scroll down

 

 

Submissions: April issue Contemporary haibun online quarterly online with annual print version

 

 

Submission period for March issue ends: tinywords

 

March 1

Submission period ends: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Submissions (HPNC members only): spring/summer issue Mariposa print

 

 

Submissions: for April issue of Ershik - Journal of Senryu and Kyoka-- published in Russian. For more information: info [at] Ershik [dot] com

 

 

Entry period begins: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results previous years

 

 

Entries: The Vladimir Devide Haiku Award 2017

Results

 

 

Entry period ends: The Snapshot Press Book Awards

 

 

Entries: Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2017 [and 2017 results]

Results previous years

 

March 3

Submissions Spring issue: World Haiku Review

 

March 13

Entries:  Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award Competition

Results: Previous years [scroll to bottom and click on "Annual Spiess Memorial Contest"

 

March 15

Submissions:  Modern Haiku print

 

 

Submission period begins for spring/summer issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submission period begins for Summer Issue: Atlas Poetica: A Journal of World Tanka (tanka) print and digital

 

 

Submissions for June issue: The Heron's Nest - online with annual print version

 

 

Submissions: for annual English issue of Ershik - Journal of Senryu and Kyoka. For more information: info [at] Ershik [dot] com

 

March 17, 2017

Entries: The Jane Reichhold Memorial International Prize - 15th Annual UkiaHaiku Festival

 

March 21

World Poetry Day

 

March 25

Entries: Annual Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

March 31

Submissions: Presence, print  (UK)

 

 

Submissions for May issue: Eucalypt Tanka Journal (Australia), print

 

 

Submissions May issue: moongarlic E-zine

 

March 31, 2017

Entries: Journal of Romanian-Japanese cultural interferences REVISTA haiku contest

 

March 31, 2017

Entries: A White Stork Haiku Competition, sponsored by Public Institution “Green Ring”, Zagreb County, Samobor, Croatia, and Haiku Association “Three Rivers” Ivanić-Grad, Croatia. For details, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

 

ALL OF APRIL

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

 

April 1

Join: New Zealand Poetry Society [see info re dues change]

 

 

Submissions: cattails – a tri-annual journal of the United Haiku and Tanka Society

 

April 15

Entries:  Kaji Aso Studio Annual Haiku Contest

Results: scroll down

 

 

Submissions: South by Southeast, print

 

 

Submission period begins for June issue of Bones - a journal for contemporary haiku

 

 

Submission period begins for August issue of bottle rockets.  Reading period and submission guidelines are strictly enforced.

 

April 17

CELEBRATE: INTERNATIONAL HAIKU POETRY DAY – Details of events will be posted on The Haiku Foundation's website. 

 

April 17, 2017

Entries: Third Annual Best Hooked on Haiku Contest

 

April 27, 2017

Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day

 

April 29

Submissions: Famous Reporter (Australia), online and print (note restrictions)

 

April 30

Submissions for June issue: Haibun Today, quarterly/online

 

 

Submission period ends for Summer Issue: Atlas Poetica: A Journal of World Tanka (tanka) print and digital

 

May 1

Submissions for July issue: Stylus Poetry Journal (Australia), online

 

 

Submissions for June issue: Taj Mahal Review (India), print

 

 

 

May 15

Submissions for summer issue:  Mayfly print

 

 

Submission period begins for September issue of The Mamba [Africa-themed haiku only – scroll to end of journal for submission guidelines

 

 

Entry period begins for Second Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest

 

 

Submission period ends for spring/summer issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submission period ends for June issue of Bones - a journal for contemporary haiku

 

 

Submission period ends for Frameless Sky

 

 

May 19-21, 2017

 

Attend: Haiku Canada Weekend will be held at UTM (University of Toronto, Mississauga campus) May 19-21, 2017, in Mississauga, Ontario

 

 

May 25, 2017

 

Entry period ends for Second Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest

 

 

 

May 31, 2017

 

Submissions: Haiku Society of America 2017 members' anthology

 

May 31

Submissions: Shamrock Haiku Journal, online

 

 

Entries: The New Zealand Poetry Society’s Annual International Poetry Competition

 

 

Entries: Annual Yuki Teikei Haiku Society Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest

Results 2016

 

 

Submissions: July issue  Contemporary haibun online quarterly online with annual print version

 

 

Submissions: for July issue of Ershik - Journal of Senryu and Kyoka-- published in Russian. For more information: info [at] Ershik [dot] com

 

 

June 1, 2017

 

Registration Deadline for Haiku Circle 2017 Gathering in Northfield Massachusetts on June 10

 

 

June 1

Entries: The Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Award

Results 2016

 

 

Entry period ends: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results

 

June 3, 2017

9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

Results 2016 – pdf download

 

 

June 10, 2017

 

ATTEND:  Haiku Circle 2017 in Northfield, Massachusetts – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

June 15

Submissions for September issue: : The Heron's Nest - online with annual print version

 

 

Submissions for July issue: Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka

 

June 25, 2016

Entries:  Second Annual Sonic Boom Senryu Contest

Previous year's results – scroll down

 

June 30

Entries: The Tanka Society of America Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Contest

Results: 2016 and Previous Years

 

 

Submissions: Annual Seasons Greetings Letter. Haiku/Tanka, published/unpublished. 2017 theme: loneliness/lonely. To Mohammed H. Siddiqui, 8339 Kendale Rd, Baltimore, MD 21234-5013 -- email: sidbaba [at] hotmail [dot] com

 

 

Submissions for first issue of Nourish-poetry & haiku

 

June 30, 2017

Entries: 13th Pumpkin Festival In The Town Of Ivanić-Grad 2017; Theme: pumpkins. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

Results, 2016

 

June 30, 2017

Entries: 6th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

Results previous year

 

July 1

Reading period begins for fall issue: Acorn print

 

 

Submissions: Haigaonline - online

 

 

Submission period begins for fall issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submission period ends for August issue of bottle rockets.  Reading period and submission guidelines are strictly enforced.

 

 

Submissions for Fall-Winter issue:  Wild Plum – A Haiku Journal- online

 

July 15

Submissions:  Modern Haiku print

 

July 20, 2016

Entries: Lyrical Passion's 2016 World Haiku Competition

 

July 20, 2017

Entries: 2nd World Haiku Association Contest

 

July 30

Submissions for September issue: Haibun Today, quarterly/online

 

July 31

Entry period ends: The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries:  Harold G. Henderson Awards for Haiku

Results: Previous years

 

 

July 31

Entries:  Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Senyru

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries:  Haiku Society of America Haibun Awards

Results: Previous years

 

August 1

Submission period begins: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Submission period for Autumn issue begins (one month only): tinywords

 

 

Submission period begins (one month only): Daily Haiku (Canada), online with print version

 

 

Submissions: cattails – a tri-annual journal of the United Haiku and Tanka Society

 

 

Submissions fall/winter issue (Tanka Canada members only): Gusts, print

 

 

Entries: UHTS "Fleeting Words" Tanka Contest

 

August 15

Submission period ends for September issue of The Mamba [Africa-themed haiku only – scroll to end of journal for submission guidelines

 

August 31

Reading period ends for fall issue: Acorn print

 

 

Submission period ends for Autumn issue: tinywords

 

 

Submission period ends: Daily Haiku (Canada), online with print version

 

 

Submission period ends for Autumn Issue: Atlas Poetica: A Journal of World Tanka (tanka) print and digital

 

 

Submissions for fall issue: Chrysanthemum online English/German

 

 

Submissions, October issue: Haiku Canada  Review

 

 

Submissions: October issue  Contemporary haibun online quarterly online with annual print version

 

September 1

Submissions (HPNC members only): fall/winter issue Mariposa print

 

 

Submission period ends for fall issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submission period ends: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Submissions:  Asahi Weekly Haiku Column. One unpublished haiku to: aw1 (at) asahi (dot) com

 

 

Submissions: for October issue of Ershik - Journal of Senryu and Kyoka-- published in Russian. For more information: info [at] Ershik [dot] com

 

 

Entries: Annual Mainichi Daily News Haiku Contest

Results for previous years [scroll down]

 

September 9, 2016

Entries: International "Kusamakura" haiku competition

Results

 

 

Submissions for December issue: : The Heron's Nest - online with annual print version

 

 

Submissions: South by Southeast, print

 

 

Sept. 13-17, 2017

 

ATTEND: Haiku North America 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

September 17

Masaoka Shiki's birthday

 

September 15, 2016

Entries: Annual Porad Award

Results

 

September 26, 2016

Entries: Haiku International Association (HIA) 18th Annual Haiku Competition

Results

 

September 30

Submissions: Shamrock Haiku Journal, online

 

 

Submissions for November issue: Eucalypt Tanka Journal (Australia), print

 

 

Submissions for Asahi Weekly Haiku Column. One unpublished haiku to: aw1 (at) asahi (dot) com

 

 

Submissions November issue: moongarlic E-zine

 

October 1

Submission Period Begins for First Consideration for Juxtapositions 3.1

Final Deadline: December 15

 

 

Submissions: Journal of Renga & Renku

 

 

Entry period begins: Annual Genjuan International Haibun Contest

Results 2016 and previous years

 

October 1, 2016

Submissions: Haiku Canada 2017 Members’ Anthology [Members Only]. Details: kingsroadpress [at] Hotmail [dot] com

 

October 15

Submission period begins for winter issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submission period begins for December issue of Bones - a journal for contemporary haiku

 

 

Submissions for November issue: Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka

 

 

Submission period begins for February issue of The Mamba [Africa-themed haiku only – scroll to end of journal for submission guidelines

 

October 26 – 29, 2017

 

Attend: 10th SEABECK HAIKU GETAWAY, Seabeck Conference Center, Seabeck, Washington

 

 

October 30

Submissions for December issue: Haibun Today, quarterly/online

 

 

October 31

Entries: 2016 Katikati Haiku Contest

Results Previous Years (scroll to bottom of page)

 

 

Entries:  Haiku Poets of Northern California - Haiku, Senryu, Tanka

Results: Previous Years

 

 

Submissions: Haigaonline - online

 

November 10

Submissions for Asahi Weekly Haiku Column. One unpublished haiku to: aw1 (at) asahi (dot) com

 

 

Entries: 6th International haiku contest, Lotos Magazine (Serbia). For details, contact dejan [dot] bogojevic [at] gmail [dot] com

 

November 15

Entries: The Heron's Nest Illustration Contest

Results 2016

 

 

Submission period ends for December issue of Bones - a journal for contemporary haiku

 

 

Submissions for winter issue:  Mayfly print

 

 

Submissions:  Modern Haiku print      (Note: New mailing address)

 

 

Submissions for December issue: Taj Mahal Review (India), print

 

 

Submission period begins: Atlas Poetica: A Journal of World Tanka (tanka) print and digital

 

November 26

Annual Fundraiser for The Haiku Foundation – November 26 through December 6

 

November 30

Entries: Irish Haiku Society (IHS International Haiku Competition 2016

Results

 

 

Submissions: January issue Contemporary haibun online quarterly online with annual print version

 

 

Entries: Polish International Haiku Competition

Results 2016 -  Previous Years

 

December 1

Entries: Annual Jerry Kilbridge Memorial English-Language Haibun Contest

 

 

Submissions: cattails – a tri-annual journal of the United Haiku and Tanka Society

 

 

Submissions:  Butterfly Dream Haiku Anthology

 

 

Submissions: for January issue of Ershik - Journal of Senryu and Kyoka-- published in Russian. For more information: info [at] Ershik [dot] com

 

December 6

Annual Fundraiser for The Haiku Foundation – November 22 -- December 6

 

December 10

Submissions: Asahi Weekly Haiku Column. One unpublished haiku to: aw1 (at) asahi (dot) com

 

December 15

Last Acceptance Date for Submissions for Juxtapositions 4.1

 

 

Submission period ends for winter issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Submissions for March issue: The Heron's Nest - online with annual print version

 

 

Submissions: South by Southeast, print

 

December 31

Nominations: The Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Awards for Individual Poems

(previous results—see archives)

 

 

Nominations:  The Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Book Awards

 

 

Submissions, February issue: Haiku Canada  Review

 

 

Submissions for Spring-Summer issue:  Wild Plum – A Haiku Journal- online

 

 

Entries:  Martin Lucas Haiku Award

Results

 

 

Membership Dues: Haiku Society of America

 

 

Entries: IRIS Little Haiku Contest 2017.  Theme: International Travel. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

Results