As of July 7, 2016

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 or Deadline

(In-hand unless noted

otherwise at official source for event)

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 (members only): Anglo-Japanese Tanka Society, online

 

 

Submissions: Ardea  - multilingual short form poetry journal

 

 

Submissions: Ashai Haikuists Network (Japan), online

New website as of April 1, 2016 = http://www.asahi.com/haiku

 

 

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

 

 

Submissions: Ginyu, print (Japan)

 

 

Submissions: Haibun Today, quarterly/online

 

 

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: 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 12, 2016

Entries: Haiku Contest Commemorating Europe-Japan 400 Years Relationship (The 3rd Haiku Award for Japan Tsunenaga Hasekura)

 

January 15

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

 

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 – click on "Competitions" [haiku and haibun]. More information: haikuawards [at] mail [dot] com

 

 

Entries: Annual Genjuan International Haibun Contest

Results previous years

 

February 1

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

 

 

Submission period begins (one month only): tinywords

 

 

Submission period begins: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Entries: The Haiku Canada Betty Drevniok Award

Results: 2014 and previous years

 

 

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

 

February 15

Submission period begins for spring/summer issue: Frogpond print

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

February 15, 2016

Entries: World Children's Haiku Contest

 

February 20, 2016

Entries: European Haiku Society's 2016 European Haiku Prize

Results

 

February 28, 2016

Entries: Sharpening of the Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2016

Results: 2015

 

February 28

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

 

February 28

Entries: Haiku Society of America Lionel Einbond Renku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries: ITO EN Oi Ocha Haiku Contest

Results   2016 = Previous Years: scroll down

 

 

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

 

February 29

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

 

March 1, 2016

Entry period begins: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results: [see other winners in left column]

 

March 1, 2016

Entries: The Vladimir Devide Haiku Award 2016

Results – including for previous years

 

March 1, 2016

Entry period ends: The Snapshot Press Book Awards

 

March 1, 2016

Entries: Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2016

Results

 

March 3

Submissions Spring issue: World Haiku Review

 

March 8

Entries: European Quarterly Spring Kukai

 

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 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 21

World Poetry Day

 

March 24

 

Entries: ukiaHaiku Festival Annual Haiku Contest

Results: Previous Years  Scroll Down

 

March 25

Entries: Annual Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition

Results: Previous years

 

March 25, 2016

Ohanami Festival and Haiku Contest (Bulgaria)

Results

 

March 30, 2016

Entries:  2016 International Matsuo Bashō Award

 

March 31

Entries:  Mildred Kanterman Memorial Merit Book Awards

Results:   Previous years

 

 

Submissions: Presence, print  (UK)

 

 

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

 

 

Submissions May issue: moongarlic E-zine

 

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 2015: [other years are available on guidelines page –scroll down]

 

 

Submission period ends for spring/summer issue: Frogpond print

 

 

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

 

April 29

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

 

April 30

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

 

April 28, 2016

Celebrate: Poem In Your Pocket Day!

 

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

 

May 21

Submissions: Haigaonline online (haiga e-zine)

 

May 25

Entries: First Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest

 

May 31

Submissions: Haiku Society of America members' anthology

 

 

Submissions: Shamrock Haiku Journal, online

 

 

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

 

May 31

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

Results: Previous year

 

 

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

 

June 1

Submission period begins for fall issue: Frogpond print

 

 

Entries:  The Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Award

 

 

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

 

June 1, 2016

Entries: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

Results: [see other winners in left column]

 

June 4, 2016

8th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

 

June 8

Entries: European Quarterly Summer Kukai

 

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

 

July 1

Reading period begins for fall issue: Acorn 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

 

 

Submissions: Annual Seasons Greetings Letter. Haiku/Tanka, published/unpublished. 2016 theme: stillness/still. To Mohammed H. Siddiqui, 8339 Kendale Rd, Baltimore, MD 21234-5013 -- email: sidbaba [at] hotmail [dot] com

 

 

Entries: 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

 

July 15

Submissions:  Modern Haiku print

 

July 20, 2016

Entries: Lyrical Passion's 2016 World Haiku Competition

 

July 31

Entry period ends: The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries:  Harold G. Henderson Awards for Haiku

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries:  Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Senyru

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries:  Haiku Society of America Haibun Awards

Results: Previous years

 

 

Entries: International Matsuo Bashō Award for haiku poetry

Results 2014

 

 

Entries: 12th Pumpkin Festival In The Town Of Ivanić-Grad 2016; Theme: pumpkins. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

 

August 1

Submission period begins: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

 

Submission period for September 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

 

 

Submission period ends for fall issue: Frogpond print

 

 

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

 

August 5-7, 2016

Attend:  Cradle of American Haiku Gathering, Mineral Point, Wisconsin – at The Foundry Books105 Commerce St., Mineral Point, WI, For information: info [at]foundrybooks [dot] com

 

August 12-14, 2016

Attend: Haiku Society of America Regional Summer Meeting [scroll down pdf for more information] - Friendly House in the Pearl (aka: Ramona House), 1542 NW 14th (& Quimby); Portland, Oregon

 

August 15

Entries: The Francine Porad Award for Haiku 2015

2014 Results

 

 

Entries: UHTS "Fleeting Words" Tanka Contest

 

August 28, 2016

ATTEND:  1-5 p.m..-- Haiku Poets of Northern California's Two Autumns Haiku Reading

at Fort Mason in San Francisco

 

August 31

Reading period ends for fall issue: Acorn print

 

 

Submission period for September issue ends: 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

 

August 31, 2016

Entries: The Living Haiku Anthology Contest

 

September 1

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

 

 

Submission period ends: Frozen Butterfly video haiku journal

Link to Issue #1

 

September 1

Submissions for 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 8

Entries: European Quarterly Autumn Kukai

 

September 9, 2016

Entries: International "Kusamakura" haiku competition

 

September 15

Submission period begins for winter issue: Frogpond print

 

 

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

 

 

Submissions: South by Southeast, print

 

September 17

Masaoka Shiki's birthday

 

September 26, 2016

Entries: Haiku International Association (HIA) Annual Haiku Competition

 

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: Genjuan International Haibun Contest 2016

Results 2015; Results 2014

 

October 15

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

 

 

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

 

 

October 27-30, 2016

 

Attend: 2016 Seabeck Getaway in Seabeck, Washington

 

October 31

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

Results: Previous Years

 

 

Entries: Polish International Haiku Competition

Results: 2011  2012  2013  2014

 

 

Entries:  Haiku Presence Award

Results:  2014

 

 

Submissions for December issue: Haigaonline (haiga e-zine)

 

November 10

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

 

November 15

Entries: The Heron's Nest Illustration Contest

 

 

Submission period ends for winter issue: Frogpond print

 

 

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, 2016

Entries: Irish Haiku Society (IHS International Haiku Competition 2016

 

 

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

 

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 8

Entries: European Quarterly Winter Kukai

 

December 10

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

 

December 15

 

Last Acceptance Date for Submissions for Juxtapositions 3.1

 

 

 

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

 

 

Submissions: South by Southeast, print

 

December 31

Submissions, February issue: Haiku Canada  Review

 

 

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

 

 

Membership Dues: Haiku Society of America

 

 

 

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

(previous results—see archives)

 

 

Nominations:  The Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Book Awards

 

 

Entries: IRIS Little Haiku Contest 2016.  Theme: Pulses. For more information, contact dvrozic [at] gmail [dot] com

Results 2015