The Australian Haiku Society is proud to announce the 2nd running of the John Bird Dreaming Award for Haiku. The award is a biannual international haiku competition open to poets from all over the world.
Echidna Tracks Issue 9 Submission Reminder
Issue 9 of Echidna Tracks: Australian Haiku: will focus on the theme of Journeys. These may relate to journeys near and far, within and without. They might pertain to geographical travels, trips abroad, down memory lane or into interesting reaches of mind and imagination. They might be shared or personal, brief or lifelong. Share the sights, sounds and scents… stir our thoughts and feelings, take us somewhere intriguing— move us, because the journey has been, or is, a moving one for you…
The submission period for Issue 9 will be open throughout April 2022. Please carefully read the guidelines on the Submissions page and submit your haiku via the Submissions Form.
Previous issues can be accessed through the Echidna Tracks website.
AHS Position Available – Secretary
Dear AHS members,
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the AHS Committee in the role of Secretary. After many years of excellent service to the AHS, current secretary, Simon Hanson, has decided to step away to devote more time and energy to personal interests including writing. The committee is indebted to Simon for his dedication and wise counsel over a long period of time and wish him the very best for his future endeavours.
Breathing With Clouds
A new film by Ron C. Moss has just been released on YouTube, Breathing With Clouds, featuring haiku and ink paintings set to music.
Fringe Myrtles Haiku Meeting, February 2021
The Fringe Myrtles welcomed the new year at our first meeting for 2021 held on the last day of February. It was hoped that the group could meet face-to-face for the first time in almost a year, but due to the recent, sudden and unexpected lockdown, we were once again forced indoors. Fingers-crossed, we can be in each other’s physical company soon.
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Windfall: Australian Haiku #9
A reminder that Windfall : Australian Haiku #9 closes for submissions on July 31st 2020. Please observe the submission guidelines shown here on the Australian Haiku Society website.
The Birds that Stay
This beautiful collection of haiku by Beverley George is the featured book of the week from The Haiku Foundation Digital Library. You can read it here.