Creatrix #48

Creatrix is an online poetry journal run by West Australian Poets Inc. (WA Poets). Each quarter, Creatrix publishes haiku and longer poems in two separate volumes.┬áThree of my haiku, including this one, appeared in the most recent issue, Creatrix #48:   summer’s end I take another plum from the fridge   For me, this haiku… Read More Creatrix #48

Haiku Competitions in Japan

Many organisations in Japan conduct haiku competitions and, given the world-wide popularity of the genre, several competitions invite haiku written in the English language. I was fortunate to have two haiku recognised in recent Japanese contests: the Basho-an International English Haiku Competition and the Soka Matsubara International Haiku Competition. The famous Japanese haiku poet, Matsuo… Read More Haiku Competitions in Japan

Windfall: Issue 8

The new issue of Windfall is now available. Issue 8, published in early 2020, provides a wonderful selection of haiku relevant to the experience of urban and rural life in Australia. Edited by Beverley George, and published by Peter Macrow from Blue Giraffe Press, Windfall accepts submissions in July each year with the print publication… Read More Windfall: Issue 8