Thank you for your interest in publishing your work in Simply Haiku. We publish all forms of haiku poetry, haibun, and haiku-related artwork, e.g., traditional forms of haiga as well as new forms such as photo-haiku and digital art-haiku. In addition we publish essays and articles relating to haiku poetry and associated genres.
Response Time: We will respond to submissions within two weeks. If you do not receive a decision, please feel free to send a note of inquiry. There is currently no payment for submissions beyond publication.
Previous Publications: Simply Haiku does not consider submissions of previously published works unless invited. However, we do not consider postings on Internet forums, personal web sites and the like as publications. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, so long as you tell us that the works are under consideration elsewhere and let us know immediately if and when they are accepted elsewhere. Upon Simply Haiku's notification of acceptance of simultaneously submitted work, you must immediately withdraw that work from consideration elsewhere. Once published in Simply Haiku, you are free to seek republication elsewhere.
Poetry Submissions: We only accept email submissions. Poetry should be pasted as plain text (no HTML) into the body of the message only; please do not send attachments. Submit up to ten poems (haiku and tanka) to give us more to choose from; fewer are acceptable for all longer forms. Normally, one haibun is submitted. Works are accepted in all languages as long as they are accompanied by an English translation.
Art Submissions: All haiku-related art forms [e.g., ink drawing, brush painting, woodblock printing, photo, digital, modern art] will be considered. Artwork must be your own unless you have a collaboration in which case your partner[s] must also be named and must have also given his/her/their permission to publish in Simply Haiku. When submitting images please use jpeg or other well known image file formats. The preferred file dimensions are: width=600 pixels or less, height=600 pixels or less, ppi = 72. Do NOT optimize your images. We will do that and we will resize them as necessary to create an appealing visual display.
Agreement: Simply Haiku receives first serial rights to the
works it publishes. Reprint rights revert to the author 30 days after the first
day of publication in Simply Haiku. This means that the author of a work
is then free to have it republished elsewhere, as long as:
Procedure: It's as simple as 1,2,3,4,5:
If your submission is art work, either INSERT your artwork directly
into the body of the email or ATTACH your artwork to the email
Statement: I guarantee that the work I am submitting is my own original
work. I guarantee that these works have never been published electronically or
in print, and that it has not been accepted for publication elsewhere. I understand
and agree that Simply Haiku acquires first serial rights for works submitted
and I offer Simply Haiku first serial rights on the work I am submitting;
I agree that if Simply Haiku accepts my work for publication, first publication
acknowledgement to Simply Haiku will appear with the work in any subsequent
publications. I understand and agree that works published in Simply Haiku
shall not be published elsewhere before or within a period of 30 days from their
Simply Haiku release date. I give Simply Haiku the right to
publish and archive accepted work.
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