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6th Annual Basho-an International English Haiku Competition—CLOSED

Started by Seaview (Marion Clarke), November 01, 2023, 02:34:48 AM

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Seaview (Marion Clarke)


Entry Rules for The 6th Basho-an International English Haiku Competition

Applicants
This contest is for anyone, regardless of experiences and nationalities.

Deadline
All submissions must be received between August 10 and November 10, 2023. (Japan standard time)

Application guidelines
Entries must be submitted via form, using the entry form available in the website of this contest.
A participant can send one piece of Haiku in each entry form. However, each participant can enter up to 10 Haiku by sending multiple entries. (We will appreciate it if the Japanese translation is attached to the Haiku, though it is not required.) A seasonal word is not required. Each haiku piece should be written in 2 to 3 lines.
The entry must include the participant's name, current address, gender, age, and e-mail address. (Gender and age are optional.)
The haiku must be original and unpublished work.
Errors in spelling English Haiku will be corrected by the office.
The haiku work should not counter public order and morality.
Submitted work cannot be altered nor returned.

Fee
No entry fee is required.

Contest results
Winners will be notified via e-mail at the end of December, 2023.

Publications
Awards will be announced on the contest's website and on Koto-ku Culture and Community Foundation's newsletter "Culture Navi KOTO".
In addition, winning pieces will be published in the "43th Sigureki Haiku Competition's Selected Haiku Anthology" in October 2024.

Personal information
Personal information submitted in application is strictly used for this competition's purpose only.
A prize winner's submitted pen name (or name) and hometown will be made public.
(Information such as age, gender, address details and email address will remain confidential.)

Copyrights
The copyright regarding the announcement and publication of the award-winning works, including the secondary use, remains with the Basho Museum.

Judges
Kai Hasegawa (Haiku poet, Haiku critic)
Naoko Fujita (Haiku poet, Supervisor of haiku circle and journal "Shurei", Councillor of Association of Haiku Poets)
Dhugal J.Lindsay (Haiku poet, Marine biologist)

Prize
Each of the three judges awards a "Basho-an Award".
Each of the three judges will choose ten other winners.

Organizer
Koto-ku Culture and Community Foundation
Basho Museum

Contact
basho-an2018@kcf.or.jp


HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ENTRY FORM THAT YOU MUST USE TO SEND YOUR INFORMATION AND POEMS TO THE CONTEST:
https://www.kcf.or.jp/basho/touku/form.php


NOTE: If you cannot access the form, email the contact (Basho Museum staff) at this email address and they will help you submit your poems:
Contact
basho-an2018@kcf.or.jp

Website: (Note: Scroll down past the Japanese for the English version.)
https://www.kcf.or.jp/basho/touku/

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