2010 Haiku Pen Contest - 2010 Think Tanka Contest - 2010 Very Short Story Award - We Welcome Your Energy, Spirit & Wit

Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine is committed to publishing the very best of haiku, senryu and tanka.This young publication has launched writing contests for 2010 and are also witnessing a tremendous growth in their readership and support. Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine is also calling for submissions of poetry and short fiction for their webzine. There are no submission deadlines or reading fees for the e-zine, they just welcome prolific writing of lasting literary value. Complete guidelines are available online at

Read their inspiring interview with Michael Dylan Welch, one of the most talented haiku and tanka writers today.The web-presence of this E-zine is profound with international winning writers such as Richard Stevenson, Kathy Lippard Cobb, James Tipton, Keith A. Simmonds, Patricia Prime, Paul Smith and Ernest J. Berry.

Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine is proud to announce their 2010 Writing Competitions & have published their 2009 Haiku & Tanka Winners. Read the winning poems on their "International Poetry Contest Winners" page. Current prizes for writers total more than $400 dollars. They welcome snail mail and email submissions and have included the option of paypal payments online.

2009 World Haiku Competition Winners: Ernest J. Berry, James Tipton, Barbara A. Taylor & Sandra Simpson

2009 World Tanka Contest Winners: Paul Smith & Kathy Lippard Cobb

Visit Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine to learn more. Make 2010 a year to remember!