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cattails Submissions

Started by light pilgrim, July 02, 2018, 03:56:04 AM

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cattails is now accepting haiga for publication. Please make sure you submit your work to the correct editor. N.B. Lavana Kray is the Haiga editor. Mike Montreuil is the haibun editor for the October issue and Sonam Chhoki, the April issue.

1 Send your work, including images for haiga, in the body of an email only – attachments will not be opened. You must include your country, full name, and email address in the body of the email to be considered. For haiga, images should have a resolution of at least 200 dpi.

2. We consider only works that have never been previously published elsewhere, either online or in print, (this includes on social media sites, blogs, and websites).

3. We do not consider works submitted elsewhere simultaneously, including to journals or competitions.

4. The work presented must be yours exclusively or if it's collaboration, all persons involved in the collaboration must be included in the submission.

5. We encourage, but do not require you to submit your works in your native language, along with the English version.

6. You may make one submission per reading period of:
• Not more than 10 tanka
• Not more than 12 haiku
• Not more than 12 Senryu
• Not more than 3 haiga
• Not more than 3 haibun

7.What we do not accept:
• mainstream short form poetry
• tanka prose
• sequences of any type
• linked verse
• rhymed work
• books for review

Response Time:
Members of the editorial team will acknowledge your submission within a week of receipt. Final acceptances or rejections will be sent once the final selections are complete. If you happen to experience a delay, please contact the principal editor, Sonam, at

REMINDER: Please send any/all other submissions (within the "body" of an email), with the Subject heading for the appropriate form you are submitting to, all in CAPITAL LETTERS.

Submit your work according to the following genre editors: (see definitions page if you're unclear about these distinctions):

Tanka Editor: Kathy Kituai, Australia with the subject heading: TANKA

Haiku Editor: Geethanjali Rajan, India with the subject heading: HAIKU

Senryu Editor: Gautam Nadkarni, India with the subject heading: SENRYU

Haibun Editor: April Issue : Sonam Chhoki, Bhutan with the subject heading: HAIBUN

Haibun Editor: October Issue : Mike Montreuil, Canada with the subject heading: HAIBUN

Haiga/Tankart Editor: Lavana Kray, Romania with the subject heading HAIGA

Youth Corner Editor: Kala Ramesh, India with the subject heading: YOUTH

Managing Editor: Mike Montreuil, Canada with the subject heading: TECH

UHTS Secretary: lliyana Stoyanova with the subject heading: JOIN

We are looking forward to your submissions!

Iliyana Stoyanova
UHTS Secretary

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