Journal of the Akita International Haiku Network

ISSN 2434-1711 (online)

Serow is the official journal of the Akita International Haiku Network (AIHN). As such, it is a collection of the best haiku that have been submitted to the Akita International Haiku Contest (previously the Japan-Russia Haiku Competition) hosted annually by AIHN.

As we encourage Serow’s use for educational purposes, downloading the journal is free of charge. Please cite the journal correctly and by using the web address (


Serow Vol. 3

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Latest edition!

Volume 3, 2020


Serow Vol. 2 Spring 2019

Serow Vol. 1 Spring 2018