White Lotus Haiku Competition

An annual haiku contest held and conducted by Shadow Poetry.
Deadline: December 31, 2008 (postmarked)
Eligibility: Open to all, age 13 and over.
Entry Form:

Regulations: Haiku submissions must be unpublished, not under consideration elsewhere, written in the three-line traditional or contemporary form, and be the original work of the poet. Entries are unlimited. Haiku entries are accepted on 8.5” x 11” paper or 3” x 5” index cards, submitted in duplicate. The poet’s name, address, phone number, and e-mail address (if applicable) in the upper left-hand corner of one sheet or on the back of one index card. Repeat method for multiple submissions.

Entry Fee: $5.00/3 haiku or $2.00 per individual haiku

Make checks payable to “Shadow Poetry.” Cash and money orders accepted. Online entry available via PayPal.

Enclose a #10 SASE for contest results. Include an additional SASE for entry receipt (optional).

Prizes: 1st - $100.00, 2nd - $50.00, 3rd - $25.00, plus winners to receive a certificate and a ribbon. The top ten placing haiku will be published in Shadow Poetry’s Spring/Summer 2009 White Lotus Magazine.

Send entries to:

Shadow Poetry
“White Lotus Haiku Competition”
1209 Milwaukee Street
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024