Call for Submissions: Haiku Book Reviews


The Akita International Haiku Network is now accepting reviews of collections of haiku. The reviews will be published in Serow, Volume 4 (which will be published in early 2021).

Mixed collections of poetry similar to haiku (e.g., tanka, senryū) are also accepted.

Please note the following:

・the author of the review can NOT have any personal connection to the poet

・reviews should be 1,000 to 1,500 words


・reviews should be carefully edited BEFORE they are submitted

・the book’s full title, author’s full name, publisher, number of pages, and ISBN must be clearly identified

・any references to external published-sources must be clearly cited

・the book under review MUST have been published in 2019 or 2020

DEADLINE: reviews must be received by December 10th, 2020

・we prefer Microsoft Word, but other commonly used software is ok (e.g., Google Docs)

・please send photos of the front and back covers of the book (or a link to online images of the cover)

・for e-books, please provide the link to the book

Send submissions by email to: grafstrom {at mark}

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