Submissions

Please submit your best haiku, senryu, tanka, haiga, or shahai to haikucommentary@gmail.com

How to Submit

  • Write “Submission” in the subject line.
  • No more than 10 poems submitted per month per poet.
  • Previously published work is acceptable (and even encouraged), though please mention the previous publications so I can mention them in the post.
  • Indicate your full name, and your country of residence.
  • You can indicate your Twitter handle, so I can mention you in our Twitter feed.

The usual wait period for replies is 30 days or less.

About the Commentary

  • Commentary is published on a weekly basis (we try our best to).
  • There are two options: 1) we write commentary on your poem, 2) or you can submit commentary on your own poem (expect editorial comments in reply).
  • You retain your full copyright.
  • It will be shared via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

What We are Looking for

  • Poetry that has feeling, white space, and resonance.
  • All styles and forms, except for erotic poems.
  • Poetry that allows for repeated readings.