List of Haiku Contests 2010


Here is a list of Haiku Contests and Submission calls for September-Octobre 2010. The complete list is available on Old Pond.



September 13: 14th Kusamakura Haiku Competition Send two pieces of Haiku (only unpublished works) Foreigners can apply online, no entry free. First prize: a trip to Japan.

September 15: 2010 Haiku International Association Calls for HAIKU for The 12th Lecture Meeting and the Haiku Contest. Entry by e-mail. No fee. Winner announced Nov 26.



October 1 (to verify): The Jerry Kilbride Memorial 2010 English-Language Haibun Contest

October 15 (in-hand by): Haiku Contest. Submissions: $5 (one time) entry fee. Maximum of 3 haiku. Make check or International Money Order payable to: Single Island Press. Haiku must be printed one per page (8 1/2² x 11²). Include name and address on each page. Winning haiku will be announced on December 1, 2010 on our website blog ( Mail to: Single Island Press,  379 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 USA. Awards: $200 First Prize, $150 Second Prize, $100 Third Prize. Info:

October 15 (in hand by): Single Island Press. $5 (one time) entry fee. Maximum of 3 haiku

October 15 (in-hand by): The Shoreless River Haiku Contest. No entry fee but to qualify you need to register. Maximum submissions 5.

October 31: Submission call for ZEN-INSPIRED POETRY by Matrix Magazine Send us your Zen-inspired poems in forms that are related such as haiku, tanka, haibun, and renku. One poem per page except for haiku to: , attention, the issue editors: Mary di Michele & Susan Gillis.

October 31: The Irish Haiku Society International Haiku Competition for unpublished haiku/senryu in English or in Irish Gaelic (with an English translation) about Ireland in the changing world + up to 3 Highly Commended haiku/senryu in this category. This category is only open for participants born or residing on the island of Ireland.    No e-mail submissions, please!

October 31 (in hand by): 2010 San Francisco International Competition Haiku, Senryu, Tanka Sponsored by: Haiku Poets of Northern California The entry fee is $1.00 per poem.

October 31 (in hand by): Haiku Presence Award 2010 Entry fee: £5 for up to 5 haiku. Additional haiku at £1 per haiku.

October 31 (in hand by): IHS International Haiku Competition 2010 Fee of € 3 or £2.50 sterling or ¥ 500, or USA $4. Or with each seven haiku: € 20 or£15 sterling or ¥ 3000 or $25.

October 31 (in hand by): Haiku Pix, a new paper review, seeks brief poems employing “word-pictures” to evoke emotion. Submit 1-10 poems. Your name, address, email on each page. Bio required. Submissions: Haiku Pix Review, 11F, No.489, Tian-fu Rd., Hsinchu 30058, Taiwan.


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