Peterborough Town Library Meeting Hall
Thursday, March 24th at 7 p.m.
In Celebration of the Write a Haiku! project, please join the Monadnock Writer’s Group at the Peterborough Town Library to celebrate, share, and read haiku.
How to Participate
The submission period for 2016 is from February 1st through February 28th.
Visit an exhibit of haiku! Haiku written by members of the community will be on display in Peterborough during the month of February at the following locations:
- Aesop’s Tables Café in the Toadstool Bookshop
- Peterborough Town Library
Write a three-line haiku or short haiku-like poem! Collection boxes will be available at the exhibits for submitting your own haiku. You can also submit haiku at the following locations:
- Harlow’s Pub
- Nonie’s Restaurant & Bakery
- Vicuña Chocolate
- Steele’s Stationers
- RiverMead – The Mead and The Village
Be sure to include your name, and phone number or email address with your submission.
You may also submit entries by email as follows:
- Type your haiku in the body of the email (do not send attachments)
- Include your name, phone number or email.
- Submit your entries by February 28th, 2016.
- Send your email to: email@example.com
Enter as often as you wish. There is no limit to the number of haiku entries you can submit.
Please note: Submitted haiku may be used in future haiku project promotions by the Monadnock Writers’ Group.
Where to Learn More About Writing Haiku
You’ll find information about how to write haiku at these two websites:
Click here for additional “how-to” haiku advice, used with permission from poet Jim Fowler. His poems and short-shorts have appeared in various journals and anthologies, including Red Moon Press’s Best of Japanese Forms in English (2004 and 2005).
Note: Authors retain the copyright to their work.
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