Press Release: Announcing the 2015 Asian Celebration Haiku Contest

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Skipping Stones Magazine

and the Asian Celebration

Invite your best Nature Haiku by Feb. 5th, 2015

The Haiku entry should be ready for display in the exhibit. Use either 11 x 17 or 8.5 x 11 paper and include your own

Nature art to illustrate the Haiku. Select entries will be displayed during the 2015 Asian Celebration. All entries will also be considered for publication in Skipping Stones.

Haiku is a traditional poetry form that comes from Japan.

  • It consists of three lines. The first line and third line both have five
    syllables and the middle line has seven (But we will not be very strict).
  • Haiku appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, taste, touch) and touch the heart.
  • Nature Art can accompany your haiku, and it is encouraged!

On the back of your entries, provide this information:

Your full name, your School’s name, grade level, teacher’s name & e-mail or phone # & Your e-mail. Entries must reach us February 5th, 2015. Send to:

Skipping Stones office, P.O. Box 3939 Eugene OR 97403
Street address: 166 W. 12th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97401.

For more info, please e-mail us at:

If your entry is published in the magazine, you’ll receive a complimentary copy of the issue. We look forward to seeing your haiku!