Matsuo Basho Festival Haiku Contest – Results

The winners of the 66th Matsuo Basho Festival Haiku Contest, run by the Basho Memorial Museum in Japan, have been announced: Australia's Cynthia Rowe was awarded joint Top Prize along with Kyoko Shimizu from Japan. This long running contest is strongly contested by haiku poets from around the world, with 774 entrants in the English language section. Congratulations and well done Cynthia on your success.