August 17, 2014

2014 Janice M Bostok Contest will not proceed

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, Paper Wasp regrets that this year’s Janice M Bostok haiku contest cannot proceed. Apologies are due to those who have already entered the contest – your entry fees will be refunded.

For those of you who have been trying to contact Katherine by email further apologies – her box has been out of action. The problem is being addressed.

Kind regards
Katherine Samuelowicz/Jacqui Murray

August 03, 2014

Report of Bindii meeting 2 August 2014

Workshop on Janice Bostok and her contemporaries: Lynette Arden handed out information on the life of Janice Bostok, including comments about Janice’s impact on haiku poetry in Australia and USA.
Examples of work from Janice Bostok, Cor van den Heuvel, William J Higginson, Michael McClintock and Marlene Mountain were also distributed and read out by group members.

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August 01, 2014

Cloudcatchers’ Ginko No.34

The thirty-fourth ginko of the Cloudcatchers was held on Thursday 31 July 2014 at the site where it all began in December 2005; Torakina Park at Brunswick Heads. It was the mid-winter ginko, but a strange weather pattern had us absorbing the ambience of this beachside location in gloriously warming winter sunshine.

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July 24, 2014

Perth City Library Haiku Competition

City Library Haiku Competition (City of Perth)

Submit your original haiku (limit of 5 haiku per person) by 5 pm Wednesday 27th August 2014 to City Library for the chance to win cash prizes:
In person: Level 1, 140 William St, Perth
Mail: GPO Box C120 Perth WA 6839

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July 22, 2014

Entries open for 2014 Katikati Haiku Contest

Entries are now open for the 2014 Katikati Haiku Contest. The senior section (18 & over) offers cash prizes, thanks to the generosity of Kings Seeds - $NZ100 for first, $NZ50 for second and $NZ25 for third. Proceeds to the Katikati Haiku Pathway project. Further details are provided below.

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