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2018 UHTS Samurai Haibun Results

Started by light pilgrim, January 12, 2019, 07:18:22 PM

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Results of the 2018 UHTS Samurai Haibun Contest

Congratulations to the winners selected from 109 entries from the following countries:
Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, UK, USA.

Judged by Glenn G. Coats

First Place - Marietta McGregor, Australia
Second Place - J. Todd Hawkins, USA
Third Place - Marilyn Humbert, Australia

Honorable Mentions (unranked):

Kanchan Chatterjee, India
Marietta McGregor, Australia
Joan Prefontaine , USA
Tiffany Shaw-Diaz, USA

Full results and the judge's commentary along with the UHTS President, Alan Summer's statement can be found in the January 2019 issue of Seedpods, our e-newsletter. To receive a copy of Seedpods, please join UHTS by contacting our Secretary, Iliyana Stoyanova at, with the subject heading "UHTS MEMBERSHIP".

Marianna Monaco


Read my President's report about "...haibun is on a trajectory as never before: It's now recognised and sought after in many literary publications."[/size]
Enjoy the fine haibun!
Alan Summers
President, United Haiku and Tanka Society
Alan Summers,
founder, Call of the Page


I like the winning work, it intrigues. Congratulations winners!!!  :)

If anyone comes, / Turn into frogs, / O cooling melons!


Seaview (Marion Clarke)

Well done to all, particularly Marietta - First place and runner up! :)


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