The Touchstone Distinguished Books Award for 2020 is open to nominations up to and including postmarks of December 31. Don’t delay — get your books in the mail to have them considered for this year’s award. The awards, generally acknowledged as the highest in the field, are bestowed annually on individual collections, anthologies and/or works of scholarship that represent significant contributions to English-language haiku as judged by our distinguished panel of poets, editors and scholars.
Any English-language book or other book-length production of or about haiku and/or related forms published in 2020 is eligible for the award. This includes both print volumes and e-books.
Current and past award-recipients are showcased in the Touchstone Archive.
For more information on eligibility and how to submit nominations visit our Touchstone Book Award page.