ukiaHaiku festival

A celebration and competition devoted to the haiku form of poetry

Sunday, April 30, 2017

At the Civic Center
300 Seminary Avenue, Ukiah, California

Winning authors read their poems at 2:00
Reception & refreshments at 3:00

Postmark Deadline for Haiku Competition: Friday March 17, 2017

Winning Haiku booklets will be sold at the event. All sales help support the ukiaHaiku Festival.

Note that we have a regional focus for all categories except one, the Jane Reichhold International Prize, which is open to adults planet-wide. All other categories are open to residents of Mendocino, Humboldt, Lake, and Sonoma counties in Northern California. We now have categories for haiku in Spanish: Sumisiones Regionales de Haiku en Español. For more specifics, please see our Submission Guidelines.

Read winning haiku of past festivals
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

News: We were very saddened by the death of Jane Reichhold this past year. We are thankful to Michael Dylan Welch for agreeing to step in and judge the Jane Reichhold International category in her absence.


Special Thanks To Our Major Sponsor: Haiku Vineyards
Additional Support Provided By: Savings Bank of Mendocino County; OCO Time & Peace Café, Ukiah & Willits; Susan Sparrow & Hal Zina Bennett; Jane Reichhold, AHA Poetry; Mendocino Book Company; Schat’s Bakeries & Zach Schatz; SPACE (School of Performing Arts & Cultural Education); Menlo Lake Credit Union; Ukiah Natural Foods

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