List of Haiku Contests

Important deadlines and haiku contests not to be missed for August. For a complete list of haiku contests visit Old Pond Comics.

August 


August 1, 2012: Deadline to submit to Frogpond (Fall issue).

August 1: deadline to submit to Notes from the Gean (for the Sept issue).

August 1: Multiverses (for the Fall issue).

August 1: Roadrunner (for issue 12.2)

Aug 31: The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku 

Aug 31: The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu

Aug 31: Mainichi Haiku Contest

Mainichi Haiku Contest

List of haiku contests (summer 2012)

Check out this list of haiku contests for this summer 2012.   (A complete list of haiku contests 2012 is available on Old Pond Comics website. Bookmark the page!)

May 16: Katikati Haiku Contest

May 18-20, 2012 (Victoria Day long week-end): Haiku Canada Week-end in Toronto, ON.

May 31: Bernard Lionel Einbond Renku Contest deadline (extended). See Haiku Society of America website for full submission guideline.

 

June


June 4: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational

The soup, the salad, everything is covered by cherry blossoms (Basho)

 

July


July 31: Matsuo Basho  Poetry contest (for the Basho festival in October)

Master Basho in search of inspiration at the old pond

 

July 31: The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

August


August 1, 2012: Deadline to submit to Frogpond (Fall issue).

Aug 31: The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku 

Aug 31: The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu

Aug 31: Mainichi Haiku Contest

Mainichi Haiku Contest

13th Mainichi Haiku Contests – International Section

Results from the 13th Mainichi Haiku Contests – International Section

 

First prize:

 

Alfresco

The sommelier decants

A red sunset

      Scott Mason

 

Among the Honorable mentions, my favorites are:

tornado—

only a table left

still set for tea

      William Cullen Jr. (U. S. A.)

 

first snow—

the mailman’s bike

with new tires

    Damien Gabriels (France)