Pure Haiku is now CLOSED to submissions. Pure Haiku will re-open to submissions in June 2022.

Any haiku received on or after 1st November 2021 for the theme of Ghostlight will not be read.

All contributors to the theme of Ghostlight will be informed of the results by email on or before 31st December 2021. The selected haiku for the theme of Ghostlight will be posted on this site between 1st January and 31st March 2022.

How to submit to Pure Haiku when the submission window is open: –

If you would like to submit your haiku written in the English language for publication on this site, please read Submission Email and the Submit Page, before sending a maximum of 5 haiku to: –

purehaiku (at) gmail (dot) com

with SUBMISSIONS, the THEME and your NAME in the subject line.

Please include the following in the body of the email: –

Your first name*
Your last name*
Your email address*
Your haiku (all 5 in one email please) (they do not have to be titled)*
The full address of your blog or website if you have one or the full address of one of your social media outlets (only one site per submission please)
The name you want to appear on the copyright*
One sentence introducing yourself. Be quirky and interesting – you want people to find you, don’t you?

Asterisked points are mandatory. If you don’t provide the information requested, your submission won’t be considered.

Even if you have had haiku published on this site before, please still include all this information as I do not keep any details of previous submissions. By including all the required details it makes my life easier when scheduling haiku. Thank you.

4 Responses to Submit

  1. rawgod says:

    hello, freya,
    when do you think your next (2019) theme might be announced, and how long do you usually give for submissions to be made.
    thank you

    • purehaiku says:

      I’m planning on opening Pure Haiku again to submissions in September 2019. The submission windows lasts for 3 weeks. If you’d like to be informed as soon as PH is open to submissions, please sign up to receive regular updates at the right hand side! xxx

  2. julespaige says:

    I have now bookmarked this page/site. And have a weekly planner for the new year where I have noted when the new prompt will be up. Hopefully this will help me to remember.

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