Friday, March 23, 2012

Call for Submissions


20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION
THE 2012 HAIKU SOCIETY OF AMERICA
MEMBERS’ ANTHOLOGY
IS NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Each year the Haiku Society of America publishes an anthology of haiku and senryu by members, edited and produced by one or more editors appointed by the executive committee. Members who submit work are guaranteed to have one poem selected for publication. The editor for 2012 is Billie Dee.

Deadline: In hand by May 31, 2012.
Theme: “The Sensate World.”
Eligibility: All HSA members.

Submissions: Submit five to ten unpublished or previously published haiku and/or senryu. Our editor, Billie Dee, is interested in both traditional and non-traditional forms; there are no restrictions regarding number of syllables or lines. For each previously published poem, please include the name of the publication, volume, issue, and year. [example: Frogpond, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2012] Poems should not have appeared in any other HSA anthology. Members submitting work are guaranteed to have one poem selected for publication. Electronic submission is highly encouraged.

Email Submissions: Send your work to haikuanthology@gmail.com, with “HSA2012: Your Name, City, State (Province), Country” in the subject header. [example: Subject: HSA2012: Billie Dee, San Diego, CA, USA]. Submissions should be embedded in the text of the email, single spaced, with one space between each poem. Please do not use columns or tables. If there are special formatting instructions, you may attach your formatted poem as an rtf, txt, or MSWord doc file. Include your mailing address and phone number in the text of your submission.

Postal Submissions: For those with limited access to the internet, submit your poems typed in a single column, five poems per sheet of paper. Please type your name, address, and phone number at the top of each sheet. Mail your submission to:

HSA Members’ Anthology
c/o Billie Dee
P.O. Box 3095
San Diego, CA 92163, USA

Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for notification of which poem is selected. (International submissions: Unfortunately, International Reply Coupons are no longer accepted by the U.S. Postal Service; please send a self-addressed envelope with $1 U.S. cash for a reply.)

Book Orders: Preordering a copy of the anthology is not required for inclusion, but is encouraged to help offset costs. Price per copy: $14 U.S. postpaid. in the USA. There is a PayPal link on the HSA website for online payment at: http://hsa-haiku.org/member-anthol/htm.

If ordering by mail, please make your check or money order payable to "Haiku Society of America" and send to:

HSA Members’ Anthology
c/o Billie Dee
P.O. Box 3095
San Diego, CA 92163, USA
Payment must accompany all orders.

For inquiries about the 2012 anthology, please contact Billie Dee at: haikuanthology@gmail.com .

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