The 8th Polish International Haiku Competition (PIHC) 2018 – guidelines


Submission period: October 25 – December 02, 2018
Haiku: one (not previously published in any form, not submitted anywhere), one person can send only one haiku – multiply submissions will not be accepted
Language: English
Theme: free
Style: with kigo (seasonal reference – any), three lines, within the 5-7-5 syllable pattern, no strict syllable count
Fee: none
Jury: Kala Ramesh (deputy editor-in-chief of The World Haiku Review) – Final Judge, Marta Chocilowska (President of the PHA) and Robert Kania (Treasurer of the PHA) – Pre-Selectors
Coordinator: Krzysztof Kokot – (Honorary Member of the PHA)
Results: up to 10 January 2019
Prizes: diplomas and gifts for 1st (one haiku), 2nd (one haiku) and 3rd prize (one haiku), diplomas for commendations (ten haiku)
Organizer: Polish Haiku Association (PHA)
Note: Accesing the competition is tantamount to consenting to the processing of the participant’s personal data for the purposes necessary to organize and conduct the competition and with the consent of the authors of the awarded and commended haiku for publication on the internet site Expressing consent is voluntary, but necessary to participate in the competition.

Any correspondence regarding this contest (queries, doubts etc. ) should be mailed to (replacing _at_ with @)

Online entry form:
deadline: December 02, 2018