Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for the poets. Writing Magazine is holding a haiku competition. As their guidelines state,For the purposes of this competition, your haiku should be unrhymed, and written in three lines with five syllables in the first and third lines, and seven in the second. It should involve some reference to the natural world, and a time reference to imply a season. It should not be titled, but by tradition headed with the name of its form‘.

You have until 15th March 2017 to enter. First prize is £100 and one runner-up will receive £50.Both poems will be published in the main magazine. 

For subscribers to the magazine, it’s £3 to enter. For non-subscribers, it’s £5.

To find out further details, visit the competition page:



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11 Responses to Markets For Writers

  1. DrEMiller says:

    Reblogged this on Write of Passage and commented:
    Haiku is the focus of this week’s Markets for Writers from Esther Newton. Be aware that there is a small entry fee for this competition sponsored by Writing Magazine.
    Thank you, Esther!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. DrEMiller says:

    Love the Auden quote!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. EDC Writing says:

    Ooh a haiku a bit long for me!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Helen says:

    Thanks for the reminder. I’m going to try and enter this comp.

    Liked by 1 person

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