Sunday, February 20, 2011

Sunday updates 2/20/2011

Ray Rasmussen sent this:

Hi Curtis,

If you've not yet made it, please post the announcement as follows:

Announcing Day's End: A collection of haiku, senryu and tanka matched with images and of haibun on the subject of aging by 50 poets. Editor Ray Rasmussen. Guest Editor Anita Virgil.



Michael Dylan Welch sent this:

Curtis, thanks for listing the HNA announcement on your blog. Could I trouble you to change the URL it links to? Instead of, please change it to Much thanks if you could do this.


Norman Darlington sent this:

A quick reminder: There's just over a week left before the first issue of Journal of Renga & Renku reverts from an introductory $19.95 to the cover price of $25. So, if you've been postponing your purchase, there will be no better time than now to order your 170-page copy securely online at

A 17-page online preview, including the full Table of Contents, is available at

Norman Darlington
Journal of Renga & Renku

Patrick M. Pilarski sent this:

Dear Readers, Friends, and Contributors,

We are thrilled to announce that submissions are open for DailyHaiku's eleventh publishing cycle!  This coming cycle represents the start of our sixth year of publishing as an online daily periodical.  During Cycle 10, we were excited to see an increase in readership for both our online and print editions. Traffic to topped 100,000 hits per month, with up to 4000 unique visitors.

We now invite you to submit some of your best work for possible inclusion in our upcoming cycle (Cycle 11). If you are interested in becoming a Cycle 11 contributor, please see our submission call below. (And please feel free to forward this call on to any other interested parties.)

You may notice that our Spring submissions are open a month early this year. That's because in addition to planning a new cycle, DailyHaiku is also planning a wedding! Your faithful editors are getting married this Spring (to each other, of all people) so we're trying our best to be proactive in our editorial duties.

Thank you once more for helping to make DailyHaiku a lively and dynamic environment to showcase contemporary short form poetry!

All the best,
Patrick and Nicole

Patrick M. Pilarski and Nicole Pakan
Editors --- DailyHaiku


Submission are now open for DailyHaiku Cycle 11!

DailyHaiku is a print and daily online serial publication that publishes the work of Canadian and international haiku poets, blending contemporary, experimental, and traditional styles to explore the boundaries of English-language haiku. Through our special features section, we also aim to chronicle the diverse and ever-changing landscape of contemporary haiku-related forms. We're now looking for a new roster of six talented haiku poets for our upcoming cycle (Volume 6, Cycle 11, Spring/Summer 2011). If selected as a contributor, you will be responsible for providing a total of 28 haiku over a six-month period.

Submission Period: Feb. 1st--28th, 2011 (closes 11:59 pm Mountain Standard Time)

How to Submit: Email submissions to

What to Submit: Ten unpublished haiku---no more, no less---your contact information, a 75 word publication-ready biographical note, and a digital author photo.  We do not accept work published or under consideration by other journals or websites.

Payment: One contributor copy of the print volume featuring your work.

For specific submission guidelines and more information about this publication, please visit:

Richard Krawiec sent this:


Did you want to put something about the Gathering of Poets on your blog? Haiku writers are welcome and should benefit from workshops with Kay Byers and Fred Chappell, too.

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