Fourth Australian Haiku Anthology deadline reminder

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editors – Lyn Reeves, Beverley George and Rob Scott – are seeking up to five of your best haiku or senryu, which may be unpublished or previously published.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.

The 2022 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

Grand final day—
the stadium fills
with hope

Welcome to the annual celebration of Australian footy and haiku!

Calling all haiku poets and other vagabonds from every nook and cranny on the planet to participate in the Annual AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai for 2022. This is the one day of the year when haiku poets, expert and novice, turn their Zen minds to the rip-roaring, white-knuckle, roller-coaster experience of a footy match to produce a live haiku call of the AFL Grand Final. The game kicks off on Saturday 24th September at 2.30pm AEST, but you can share your haiku anytime prior to the game.

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Fourth Australian Haiku Anthology – Call for Submissions

The Australian Haiku Society is excited to announce a call for submissions for the Fourth Australian Haiku Anthology (4AHA) that will showcase the work of poets who are writing haiku in this country today.

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Entries open for the UHTS 2022 Samurai Haibun Contest

During September you are invited to submit your haibun to The United Haiku and Tanka Society (UHTS) 2022 Samurai Haibun Contest. This is a yearly contest celebrating the Autumn Festival traditional procession of Samurai at the Nikko Toshogu shrine every 17th October.

Deadline: submissions open from 1 September to 30 September 2022 only.

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Registrations now open for Haiku Down Under 2022

Haiku Down Under 2022 will be held via Zoom over the weekend of October 7-9. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with fellow haiku poets from Australia, New Zealand and further afield. Registrations are now open. Visit the Haiku Down Under webpages for details of the programme and presenters.

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