ukiaHaiku festival

A celebration and competition devoted to the haiku form of poetry

Sunday, April 28, 2019

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: Saturday, March 23, 2019

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, 2017, 2018

News: We are thankful to Michael Dylan Welch, passionate haiku advocate and author, for judging the Jane Reichhold International category since Reichhold's death in 2016.


Special Thanks To Our Sponsors: Savings Bank of Mendocino County; OCO Time & Peace Café, Ukiah & Willits; Haiku Vineyards; Susan Sparrow & Hal Zina Bennett; Mendocino Book Company; Schat’s Bakeries & Zach Schat; Community First Credit Union; Ukiah Natural Foods

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