San Francisco International Haibun Contest

Haiku Poets of Northern California

Deadline​: May 1st, 2023
Entry Fee: US$5 for 1-3 haibun


For full contest details and all submission guidelines for the San Francisco International Haibun Contest for 2023 , scroll to the bottom of the HPNC Contest Guidelines page.

  • All entries must be original, unpublished, and not under consideration elsewhere.
  • Send all submissions in a single email to the contest coordinator, J Hahn Doleman (
  • Include the required subject line, your details and entry fee payment details.
  • Type or paste haibun directly into the body of your email; no attachments will be opened.
  • Identify any haibun with multiple authors, and provide names of each.
  • Please send payment of US$5 via PayPal to HPNC ( In the ‘Add a Note’ section, type: 2023 Haibun Contest Entry Fee. Locate the PayPal transaction ID number and include it with your email submission.

​If you have any questions, please contact by e-mail: J Hahn Doleman (

Author: leanneausthaiku

Secretary, Australian Haiku Society

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