Get your pens ready for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival's Haiku Invitational

Apr 27 2020, 3:36 pm

Get your pens and paper ready, because entry is open for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s 2020 Haiku Invitational.

Haikus are a short form of poetry that includes three separate lines with five, seven, and five syllables each. They are often be inspired by particular seasons but can have a variety of approaches.

The top poems of six main categories will receive celebrity readings and be used throughout the 2020  festival, including publication in magazines, the Haiku Canada newsletter, the Haiku Society of America, and publication on the VCBF website.

All participants are welcome, regardless of age and writing ability. Each individual will be able to submit two entries, both in English.

More information on tips, suggestions, and notes on capitalization and punctuation can be found on their website.

2020 Haiku Invitational

When: Entry is open from now until June 1, 2020
Where: Admissions can be submitted online
Cost: Free of charge

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