HAIKU CANADA This  page is included in André Duhaime's  WWW HAIKU site. 

HAIKU SOCIETY OF AMERICA Information about this long-standing organization, competitions, articles, bios, and subscription information. 

THE YUKI TEIKEI HAIKU SOCIETY For poets who prefer 5-7-5 haiku. Information about the Society, membership and events, including guidelines for their annual haiku competition as well as the Haiku Poets of N. California's annual contest. Also here, a Chatroom, Web of Renku section with links to renga sites, Completed Renku, Renku in Progress, Topics and Season words, and a form for your donations of haiku material to the California State Library Archives done by Alex Benedict. 

NORTH CAROLINA HAIKU SOCIETY Information about this haiku community presented by Lenard D. Moore, President. 


HAIKU OZ: THE AUSTRALIAN HAIKU SOCIETY Information re this newly founded organization with its active membership. 

WEST END WRITERS' CLUB, VANCOUVER Edited and maintained by Glen D. Wheeler, this  site shares fiction, nonfiction, poetry, contests, events, contests, markets, and links to other interesting sites. 

THE HAIKU POETS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Edited by Michael Dylan Welch, this site contains membership and meetings information about their journal *Mariposa*, all of the Two Autumns Press books and how to order them, winning poems of HPNC contests, text, photographs, and other items of interest. 

CANADIAN AUTHORS ASSOCIATION Information and links for information for anyone interested in the Canadian writing scene. 

BOSTON HAIKU SOCIETY Haiku, membership information, meetings, etc. 

THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN Information for membership, news, and contests. 

TALLAHASSEE WRITERS' ASSOCIATION List of annual Penumbra haiku and poetry winners, details re next competition, publications, programs, membership info, etc. 

USA POETRY ORGANIZATIONS Information about an American poetry organization's membership, competitions, or meetings. 




with a deep bow of thanks to Elizabeth St Jacques's website Poetry In The Light 

Acorn  Edited by A.C. Missias.

AHA! Poetry  And here you are!

Captain Haiku  Michael Dylan Welch's homepage.

Chaba  Edited and maintained by John Hudak.

Haiku British Columbia  The BC branch of Haiku Canada, by anne mckay, Winona Baker and other BC poets. Edited and maintained by Edward Zuk.

Haiku Cupboard Neca Stoller's homepage.

John Sheirer's Homepage 

Mainichi  Haiku column in Japan's highly respected English-language newspaper. International haiku. Email submissions to with Haiku In English in Subject line.

Mark Alan Osterhaus' Haiku Homepage
Sangeet's Haiku & Poetry Corner  Maintained by Sangeet in Singapore.

The Haiku Corner  Edited and maintained by Alan Realey .

The Haiku Habit  Jeanne Emrich's homepage.

WWW Haiku Anthology  Haiku and articles by internationally known poets. Edited and maintained by Andre Duhaime.

Zane Parks's Homepage.

Thewordshop  edited by Larry Gross.

Haiku Dreams  edited by Ray Rasmussen.

Dark Moon Poetry  edited by an'ya.

Sijo Forum  An email discussion group for posting anything and everything about sijo.

GENE DOTY'S HOMEPAGE Gene shares his haiku, tanka, ghazals and other poetry with us, and includes links to a wide array of resources of interest to poets. A must see!

THE HERON'S NEST This handsomely designed site features an award-winning haiku each month with thought- provoking comments by the site's editor Christopher Herold and an enviable selection of haiku by internationally acclaimed poets.

PAPER LANTERNS  Debi Bender, editor and webmaster, showcases haiku, haibun, haiga, renga, tanka, sijo, and much more. 

ACORN Edited by A.C. Missias, this journal of quality contemporary haiku as well as other redfox press publications.

STILL Edited by ai li,  has haiku, new poetry forms, information and order forms. 

WORLD HAIKU REVIEW This online journal is by Susumu Takiguchi, Chairman, The World Haiku Club & Managing Editor, World Haiku Review and Debi Bender, Development Advisor, The World Haiku Club & Editor-in-Chief, World Haiku Review. 

ART AND POETRY OF CHIYO-NI Sarah Whitworth's webpage Chiyo's feminist poetry that includes commentary cited from Patricia Donegan & Yoshie Ishibashi's collection, "Chiyo-Ni: Woman Haiku Master." 

HAIKU HARVEST  Edited by Denis Garrison. Links and Meditation pages as well as past issues of Haiku Harvest  here. 

FREE TIMES This haiku site out of Belgium that earned the "selection of the week" by is also referenced in their poetry/haiku section. While this reading-room, library, journey in haiku is predominately French, some English translations are here with a promise of more to come. Aptly edited and maintained by Serge Tome. 

Ed Chew's Personal Site  Ed's  takes poems submitted by amateurs and aficionados. 

(e)literature Carlos Fleitas of Uruguay, South America has a website that features his haiku, poetry, essays, short stories in Spanish and English. 

haijinx A new international, web-based journal that focuses on the role of humor in haiku in an effort to keep haiku fresh. Edited by Mark Brooks, Alan J Summers, Serge Tomé, and Carmen Sterba.

MUSHIMEGANE This trilingual site (Japanese, French, English), edited by Ryu Yotsuya & Niji Fuyuno, features haiku, tanka, other literature, contemporary art that includes movies and music, as well as articles and essays relating to said genres. Some work that appears in "Haïku sans frontières: une anthologie mondiale," an international haiku anthology edited by Andre Duhaime of Canada, also is featured here. 

MOMENTS Haiku, informative articles by Jane Reichhold among others, and links. Edited by Tina Stanton, this site is neatly presented and easy to navigate. 

CREATIVE IDEAS: HAIKU  Haiku, cards, art, links, and other interesting items relating to haiku. 

MICHI ONLINE  Edited by H. E. Davey, President of the non-profit organization, the Sennin Foundation, Inc. 

SAKI PRESS Detailed information re the winning haiku chapbooks and their author's in this year's contest. Instructions on how to order and enter their annual competition.  Editor is Lenore Hutton. 


THE BOOKHOUND - A Guide to Literary Sites on the Internet

NARROW ROADS JAPANESE FORUM Alan Mietlowski maintains this site. 

WELCOME TO RENGA: An attractive site by hortensia anderson that presents a variety of renga forms - kasen, nijuin, shisan, septenga, and other experimentals - including definitions, links, and books.

RENKU  William J. Higginson's site offers renku - in depth how-to articles, tables illustrating guidelines for traditional 36- and 24 verse renku, examples, bibliographies, including a forum. 

SIJO WEST Sijo after the ancient Korean poetry form by the masters and modern poets. Edited and maintained by Larry Gross. 


HAIGA ONLINE- A JOURNAL OF PAINTING AND POETRY:  Site is maintained by Jeanne Emrich and features haiku poets as well as paintings by Susan Frame and Robert Schmitt. "The History of Haiga"; "What is Haiku?", submission guidelines.

PHOTOHAIKU ARTS Roderick J. Stewart's nature photographs and haiku poetry explore the intimate and subtle spirituality that connects one with nature of the Northwest Pacific Coast region, particularly southern Vancouver Island. 

HAIGA GALLERY: Kuniharu Shimizu's computer drawings illustrate  haiku by world-renowned poets. Your haiku are welcomed here. 

HAIKU DREAMS: A site by Ray Rasmussen invites you to submit your haiku and he will complement it with one of his photos. 

INTERACTIVE PHOTO HAIKU: Miitsugu Abe's beautiful site highlights more than 1000 haiku by poets worldwide, hundreds of photographs, comments about haiga from contributors. Select a photo and submit a haiku based on it. 

DARK MOON POETRY The homepage featuring the haiku and other poetry forms by an'ya. 



AHA FORUMS Maintained by Jane Reichhold with Zane Parks managing the day-to-day operations.

HAIKU FORUM One of the most active forums online under the  direction of Susumu Takiguchi, the atmosphere here is warm, friendly, and highly informative. 

HAIKU TALK Edited by Gerald England. 

TANKA maintained by Jane Reichhold.


JAPAN POEM A free greeting card service that uses the elegance of the ancient Japanese Hyakunin Isshun court poetry, beautiful pictures, and Java illusions. 


OPEN DIRECTORY PROJECT A useful directory re haiku, tanka, sijo, related and other poetry, literature and arts edited and maintain by William J. Higginson.

ABOUT.COM'S POETRY An impressive list of 700-plus poetry links, including haiku, tanka, and sijo. You'll also find forums, chat rooms, resources, etc. Edited and reviewed by Bob Holman and Margery Snyder.

CATALOG OF THE AMERICAN HAIKU ARCHIVE Information on haiku poets' collections. 


HAIKU RESOURCES Edited by Mark Brooks, this site features Online Anthologies, Offline and Online Journals, Writing, Articles, Haiku Exercise, Posts, Renku/Renga, Reading and Writing, Books, Definitions, General Links, Organizations, Sharing, and Public Mailing Lists. 

UC BERKELEY LIBRARY WEB Fine articles relating to sijo. 

CANADIAN POETS REGISTRY Thanks to Editor Richard Grove, lists of individual Canadian poets, their books and anthologies. 

WITH 1 CLICK New search site, but it lists some sijo, haiku and other literary sites. 

GUIDES AND DIRECTORIES TO HAIKU ON THE INTERNET Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo, this site provides detailed information for links to  journals, books, small presses, directories, guides. 


AMERICAN POETRY Another of Neca Stoller's homepages. 

THE SPIRIT OF GARDENING A fascinating site that is close to nature and includes Haiku, Sayings, Quips, Quotes, Proverbs, Maxims, Wisdom, Clichés. Organized by Over 60 Themes. Many Documents also have related Internet Links and Reading Lists. A Work in Progress Towards a Gathering of Over 2,000 Quotes. Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo 

"A Quiet Place" - LESLYE LANE RUSSELL  Layne's poetry (she's a singer songwriter too), a list of readings by Layne and others in the N. CA area, photos, poetry links, etc. 

RIC MASTEN PRESENTATIONS  Ric Masten, a poet who has traveled extensively, delighting listeners and readers for years with his serious and humorous poetry. 

STIRRING: A LITERARY COLLECTION Stirring is a monthly, online literary collection that prides itself in collecting the best of the web's burgeoning writers for publication. Typically it publishes a script, several short stories, and around ten poems each issue. Haiku are welcome here. Stirring also offers free literary critiques and link exchanges. Editor-in-Chief is Erin Elizabeth. 

PROOF POSITIVE A meeting place for freelance writers and photographers that focuses on the Canadian writing and photography market place. 

CANADIAN FREELANCE NEWS A free e-zine for writers and photographers.

A WRITER'S CHOICE Edited by Leslie Blanchard.

THE BLUE MOON Poetry, fiction and nonfiction here. 

SISTINE CHAPBOOK Bulletin board for poetry & prose, live chat, events, etc., maintained by Julie Damerell.

YADRASIL: A JOURNAL OF THE POETIC ARTS This site is edited by Klaus J. Gerkin of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

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