Martin Lucas Haiku Award 2016

£100 1st prize
£50 second prize
2x £25 third prizes

Publication of winning and commended poems in Presence 57

Judge: Vanessa Proctor

Entry fee: £5 for up to 5 haiku. Additional haiku at £1 per haiku.

Paid by: £ cheque to “Presence Magazine”, or PayPal (see below).
Fees may be paid in $ or € cash at the entrant’s own risk
at the rates of $8 / €5 for up to 5 haiku and $2 / €2 per additional haiku.

The prize may be paid by £ cheque: bank negotiation or currency exchange charges to be paid by the prize winner not Presence magazine.

Format: Submit all haiku on one sheet of paper, with your name and address included, and also a copy of the same sheet without your name and address.
No record cards, and no multiple sheets (but no limit on the number of haiku on the single sheet).

All entries to be original, unpublished, not under consideration elsewhere.

Deadline (in hand): 31 December 2016

Send to:
Chris Boultwood, 6 King Street, Chester CH1 2AH, England, UK

or email Haiku Presence

Overseas entrants are encouraged to pay with a credit or debit card via PayPal:

Up to 5 haiku
@ £5
More than 5 haiku
@ £1 per haiku

Change the quantity when you pay
to match the total number submitted.


Non-subscribers may order a copy of the results issue of Presence for £6 (cheques to “Presence Magazine”) or $15. Alternatively, for results, enclose an s.a.e. (+IRC from outside the UK) with your contest entry.

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