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Title: 2016 World Haiku Contest Opens Soon! (May 20, 2016)
Post by: FoundingEditor on May 17, 2016, 02:17:05 PM
2016 World Haiku Contest Opens Soon!

"We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words."- -
Kahlil Gibran   (1883-1931)

GUIDELINES: Only previously unpublished high quality haiku poems not submitted for publication or to any other contest, will be accepted. The appearance of poems in online discussion lists, twitter, facebook or personal websites is considered publication and will not qualify. Please type “World” in subject line of your email to avoid deletion.

There is no theme for this year's contest. Enter by email only. Type poems in the body of the email. (Please no email attachments or postal submissions will be accepted). All attachments to email will be deleted.

Email: [email protected] 

Contest opens: May 20, 2016. 

Entries must be emailed no later than the deadline: July 20, 2016 at 11:59 EDT to qualify. International submissions always welcome. Entries received after the deadline will not be accepted. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be posted on website. All rights revert to the authors after publication.

Fee: $ 3.00 US/haiku    or    set of 5 haiku for $10.00 US.

Only online & Paypal payments accepted using the link at the website. Once you click the PayPal link below, enter your "item price" for the total number of entries you are submitting then click "update". Please see sample cost calculations below.

1 haiku poem =   $3.00
2 haiku poems =  $6.00
6 haiku poems =  $13.00 (group 5 poems for a discounted price of $10 + additional haiku poem for $3)
10 haiku poems = $20.00

Awards: Top Prizes – Grand Prize: $200.00 (US) & Certificate, 2nd Prize: $70.00, 3rd Prize: $30.00

Submit your poems today! Be a part of a prolific community of writers!