Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Submissions - haiku & tanka

Sketchbook is currently seeking haiku, tanka, rengay, renga, haiga, sijo and other eastern / or western genre including cinquain, free verse, tetractys, fibonacci, etc. for the March / April 30, 2009 issue. Subissions are open to the general public. Send the submission in the body of an e-mail. Haiga must be sent as attachments.

Send to:
Subject: Submission + Genre(s) + Author Name
Deadline: April 20, 2009 : Midnight

The current Sketchbook issue is on-line. Thank you for participating in Sketchbook activities.

The With Words International Online Haiku Competition 2009 is open for submissions until Sunday Midnight May 31st.

Results of the 1st With Words International Online Haiku Competition (2008) are located on this page along with the chosen charity and donation details.


From: TSA

10th Anniversary Tanka Society of America 2009
International Tanka Contest -- Call for Submissions

Deadline: Postmark date of May 10, 2009.

Eligibility: Open to all, members and non-members alike, except TSA officers and judges.

Regulations: Any number of tanka may be submitted. Entries must be original, in English, unpublished, and not submitted for publication or to any other contest.

Entry Fee: $1.00 per tanka, U.S. funds only. Please make checks/money orders payable to the "Tanka Society of America."

Submissions: Submit each tanka on three separate 3 x 5 inch cards, two with the tanka only (for anonymous judging), the third with the tanka and the author's name and address in the upper left-hand corner. Type or print neatly please.

Submit entries and fees to: Carole MacRury, 1636 Edwards Drive, Point Roberts, WA 98281-8511 USA

Awards: First prize: $100; Second Prize: $50; Third Prize: $25. Amount of prizes may be reduced if an insufficient number of entries are received. Winning poems will be published in Ribbons, the Tanka Society of America journal.

Adjudication: The name(s) of the judge(s) will be announced after the contest.

Rights: All rights revert to the authors after publication.

Correspondence: Unfortunately, entries cannot be returned. Please send a business size SASE for answers to queries or for a list of winning entries. For foreign entries, send a self-addressed envelope and one international reply coupon.

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