Windfall: Australian Haiku – Submission Reminder

Windfall: Australian Haiku is a small annual print publication with fine examples of contemporary Australian haiku. As advised by manager, Peter Macrow when mailing Issue 9, 2021 to subscribers, issue 10 will be the final issue

Submissions to Windfall: Australian Haiku issue 10, the final issue, are welcome during July 2021.

Editor: Beverley George.
Founder and Manager: Peter Macrow.
Published by Blue Giraffe Press. ISSN 1839-5449. Hobart, Blue Giraffe Press issue 1, 2012 –

Issues 1-3 were designed and printed for Blue Giraffe Press by Picaro Press.

Issue 4 – designed by Matthew George Design Pty Ltd and printed by Kwik Kopy Gosford

Guidelines for submissions:

  1. Please head all submissions with your name, postal address and the date of submission, together with a statement that your submitted haiku are, “original, unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere”.
  2. In order to extend the publishing opportunities for haiku poets in this country, and as Windfall showcases only 63 selected haiku per issue, contribution is restricted to Australian poets, resident in Australia.
  3. Submission period is June 30th – July 31st 2021 for issue 10 (the final issue).
  4. You may submit up to six of your best haiku but a maximum of 2 poems by an individual poet will be selected.
  5. Acceptances will be advised by August 31st after which date you are free to send any unaccepted poems elsewhere.
  6. We are seeking haiku which are relevant to the experience of urban and rural life in Australia. Observations that celebrate landform, seasons, and our unique flora and fauna, are welcomed.
  7. Please submit your unpublished haiku to Beverley George PO Box 3274 Umina Beach 2257 or email to  with ‘Windfall’ and your surname in the subject line.

Windfall Subscriptions:

Subscriptions Manager is Peter Macrow
$15 for two issues, including postage within Australia for issue 10 (the final issue) plus an available back issue. The single cost of issue 10 remains at $7.50.
Stamps or cash are also welcome. Cheques must be made out to Peter Macrow
Overseas purchase of two issues $25 in Australian currency only.

Contact details:

Peter Macrow
Manager, Blue Giraffe Press
6/16 Osborne Street
Sandy Bay TAS 7005


Apart from haiku submissions, all enquiries and other business should be directed to Peter Macrow, by postal mail only, to the above address.  Where appropriate, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope for a reply.

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