Saturday, July 07, 2007


City of Perth Library Haiku Competition

Haiku competition 2007 at City of Perth Library 573 Hay St. Perth

HAIKU and SENRYU will be accepted.

Entries must be previously unpublished.

Entries are limited to 5 per entrant and must all be on the one A4 size paper, with the name of the poet included at the bottom of this page.

A separate accompanying sheet must have name and address, telephone contact or email address, and list the first line of each poem submitted.

Font size to be at least 22pt. Any font style is acceptable.

Entries will be judged purely on the text. Any pictures or other decoration must fit on the one A4 page with the haiku (maximum number 5). Email entries must be sent in the form of a Word document attachment as detailed above.

Entries close Monday 24 September 2007.

Send entries to GPO Box C120 Perth 6839
or drop in to City of Perth Library
573 Hay St , Perth .

Haiku can be sent by email to

Courtesy of HaikuOz -- the Australian Haiku Society


Spinifex reviewed by Martina Taeker

Martina Taeker has a review of Spinifex published in the latest issue of Famous Reporter. You can read it online at:

Courtesy of HaikuOz: the Australian Haiku Society

Friday, July 06, 2007


Regional Representative for WA appointed

Courtesy of the Australian Haiku Society:

The Australian Haiku Society (HaikuOz) is delighted to announce the appointment of Maureen Sexton as Regional Representative for Western Australia.

For two consecutive years Maureen worked with the City of Perth Library to produce a haiku ‘wall’ event. In recent times her own haiku have been published in The Heron's Nest, Famous Reporter, Stylus Poetry Journal and FreeXpression.

Western Australian poets interested in haiku should contact Maureen in the first instance through HaikuOz secretary Graham Nunn
Beverley George
President on behalf of the committee

Tuesday, July 03, 2007


New Release: Stepping Stones

New Release: Stepping Stones by Janice M. Bostok
The latest book release of Janice Bostok has been called 'an extended haibun' by its publisher. It is the story in verse and prose of her feelings and time spent raising a profoundly handicapped son.

Details of the book and how to order it are available from PostPressed:

Details courtesy of Haiku Oz: The Australian Haiku Society--

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