Where to Submit Haiku

Jan 26, 2024 | Writing Tips

Acorn: a Journal of Contemporary Haiku

Reading Periods:

  • January and February for the spring issue
  • July and August for the fall issue

Asahi Shimbun’s “Haikuist Network

Submissions: Check most end of most recent posting for theme. Send haiku a postcard to David McMurray at the International University of Kagoshima, Sakanoue 8-34-1, Kagoshima, 891-0197, Japan, or e-mail to mcmurray@fka.att.ne.jp.

Submission Deadlines:

  • Autumn/Winter, November 1st, appears in mid-November to December.
  • Spring/Summer, May 1st, appears in mid-May to June

Blithe Spirit: The British Haiku Society

Submission Periods:

  • December 1-31 for February issue
  • March 1-31 for May issue
  • June 1-30 for August issue
  • September 1-30 for November issue

Bottle Rockets

Submissions: check site for next reading period

Chrysanthemum: International Internet Magazine

Reading Periods:

  • February 1st through March 1st for the Spring issue
  • August 1st through September 1st for the Fall issue

Daily Haiku: The Edited Journal of Contemporary Haiku

Submission Periods (confirm they are open before submitting):

  • February 1 and 28
  • August 1 and 31

The Daily Mainichi Shimbun

Submissions: No dates provided, complete submission form on site.

Frogpond: The Journal of the Haiku Society of America

Submission Periods:

  • March for the spring/summer issue
  • July for the autumn issue
  • November for the winter issue

Haiku Journal

Submissions: Check website for open periods.

hedgerow: a journal of small poems

Submissions: Accepted on a rolling basis, sign up for reminders at the website.

Heliosparrow Poetry Journal

Submissions: Heliosparrow has a rolling submission policy, and usually publish new works on a weekly basis. Check the website for information.

The Heron’s Nest

Submission Deadlines:

  • March 15 (for the June issue)
  • June 15 (for the September issue)
  • September 15 (for the December issue)
  • December 15 (for the March issue)

Kingfisher Journal

Submission Periods

  • February 1–2, 2024
  • August 1–31, 2024

Modern Haiku: An Independent Journal of Haiku and Haiku Studies 

Submissions:March 15, July 15, and November 15 (postmark), but material may be sent at any time and upon acceptance will be published in the next available issue.

Poetry Pea

2024 Submissions: Check website for specific deadlines and themes.

Presence: Britain’s leading independent haiku journal

Submission Windows:

  • March issue, 15th December-31st January
  • July issue, 15th April-31st May
  • November issue, 15th August- 30th September

tsuri-dōrō – a small journal of haiku and senryū

Submission Periods:

  • May/June 2024 Issue #21 from March 1st, 2024 through March 10th, 2024
  • Check site for future deadlines

Under the Bashō

Submissions: Open

Wales Haiku Journal

Submission Periods:

  • Spring issue published in April (submission window: 1 March – 31 March)
  • Summer issue published July (submission deadline: 1 June – 30 June)
  • Autumn issue published in October (submission deadline: 1 September – 30 September)
  • Winter issue published in January (submission deadline: 1 December- 31 December)

Tips for submitting

The Haiku Foundation,New to Haiku: Preparing Your First Submission


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