Reminder: submissions to the Fourth Australian Haiku Anthology close on Thursday 1st December 2022. The editors – Lyn Reeves, Beverley George and Rob Scott – are seeking up to five of your best haiku or senryu, which may be unpublished or previously published. Submissions are welcomed by poets who are Australian by nationality or who currently reside here. See the previous post for further details and a link to the submission form.
Tuesday 20th September
Mindful of the ever changing weather we met once again at Carol’s home. It was a delight to welcome Patricia back following a period of ill health. We were also looking forward to welcoming new recruit Joy. However, an unintended double booking meant we will have to wait until our next meeting.Continue reading “Illawong Haiku Group Spring Meeting 2022”
Wednesday 12 October 2022
After all the recent rain, it was a relief to meet on a dry day when we could enjoy lunch together at a table under the trees, albeit in the company of thronging currawongs with similar intentions! Four of us made it this month, Kathy Kituai, Glenys Ferguson, Marietta McGregor, and Jan Dobb. Thoughts were with our two missing companions, Gregory Piko and Hazel Hall.
The Annual HSA Renku Award for 2022 in memorial of Bernard Lionel Einbond is still open until October 31.Continue reading “2022 Haiku Society of America Renku Award – still open”
Submissions close on October 31 (USA time) for the 2022 San Francisco Haiku/Senryu/Tanka contest sponsored by Haiku Poets of Northern California (HPNC). The full Submission Guidelines are available on their website.Continue reading “The San Francisco International Haiku/Senryu/Tanka Contest 2022”
October will be a busy month for haiku happenings in Australia.
- Submissions have opened for the Fourth Australian Haiku Anthology, to be edited by Lyn Reeves, Beverley George and Rob Scott.
- Registrations close on 5th October for Haiku Down Under 2022, which takes place on the weekend of October 7-9.
- Echidna Tracks is calling for submissions for Issue 10 throughout October.
- Entries for the John Bird Dreaming Award 2023 will open shortly, so stay tuned for details.
While the rain is keeping our gardens and surrounding countryside lovely and green, it is playing havoc with our intentions to meet outdoors for our seasonal face to face catch-up. The Portarlington Golf Club became our venue, and just as well. It poured.Continue reading “Portarlington September Meeting”
Saturday 10 September 2022
White Pebbles spring meeting was once again held at the Edogawa Commemorative Japanese Gardens and Regional Gallery, West Gosford. Present were Beverley George (convenor), Marilyn Humbert, Kent Robinson, Michael Thorley, Colleen Keating, Verna Rieschild and Gwen Bitti. First order of business, a casual catch-up over a hot beverage.Continue reading “White Pebbles Spring Ginko”