Calls for Haiku for The Autumn Haiku Contest

7 Oct

The Autumn Haiku Contest

Sponsored by Culture Begins 

Haiku is a short form of poetry, originating from Japan.  Haiku captures a moment in one’s life or expresses the beauty of nature, using sensory language to capture a feeling or image.  Today haiku is enjoyed in many countries around the world.

You don’t have to be an experienced haiku poet to enter this contest.  Anyone can write haiku.  For more information on how to write it, Click here.

Submission Guideline:

  • The contest is open to everyone
  • Entries should be written in English
  • Entries must be original unpublished work
  • Maximum 2 entries per person

Send submissions to:

Discover Japan, Haiku Entry

Email:    yumi.aomori@gmail.com

Prizes:

Winner will receive a poster with a Japan theme from Culture Begins:

Haiku contest (2) (414x640)

* Must have a valid U.S address to receive the prize *

Due Date:

December 21

Selection of Winner:

The readers of Discover Japan will choose the winner, using a poll.  The winner will be announced in January, 2014  along with the winning haiku in Discover Japan.  The winner will be notified via email before the general announcement.

★NOTE★ All rights revert to the authors after publication.

Reference:

How to write a haiku poem:

http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Haiku-Poem

Haiku World:

http://www.haikuworld.org/begin/mdwelch.tentips.htmlRelated articles

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