Dear Haiku Maven, If a highly regarded haiku journal’s online sample issue has 15% of haiku written by women should I bother to submit to this journal? The editor is a man. Disheartenedana
Haiku Maven suggests that before submitting any work, you write to the editor of this highly regarded journal and let him know of his perceived-by-you-faux pas. Since the sample issue is online, the solution is rather simple. If the editor does not respond or his response leaves you dissatisfied, Haiku Maven would encourage you to enlist in the Haiku War of the Sexes. Caveat: Enlistment is not for the faint of heart.
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